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2014 Rent Increase Cap Second Lowest Since 1975

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, June 21, 2013 – Ontario Government Committed to Affordable Housing: Ontario is capping rent increases for 2014 at 0.8 per cent for the province’s one million tenant households — the second lowest cap since … Continue reading

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LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD: Parties, Agents and Representatives

Interpretation Guidelines #20 are intended to assist the parties in understanding the Board’s usual interpretation of the law, to provide guidance to Members and promote consistency in decision-making. However, a Member is not required to follow a Guideline and may … Continue reading

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LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD: Rule 32 – legal representatives acting as advocates and witnesses in the same proceeding

32. Subject to the discretion of the Board Member, at a hearing before the Board, a party’s legal representative appearing on behalf of a party may be both an advocate and a witness. The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Rules … Continue reading

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LANDLORD AND TENANT BOARD: Revised Rules and Guidelines

The Board has revised a number of its Rules of Practice and Interpretation Guidelines. As well, one new Rule of Practice and two new Interpretation Guidelines have been added.

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Landlord and Tenant Board takes steps to improve access to justice for both applicants and respondents

The Landlord and Tenant Board has implemented a new scheduling protocol that will improve access to justice for landlords and tenants. Effective immediately, the Board will begin scheduling L1 and L9 applications on specific days in each regional office. Grouping … Continue reading

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Landlord and Tenant: New form will improve effectiveness and efficiency of L1 and L9 Hearings.

The Board continues to implement changes to improve the effectiveness of its hearing process. As part of the scheduling changes the Board recently introduced, landlords or their representatives will be required to update the status of the L1 or L9 … Continue reading

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Landlord & Tenant: “A bad tenant cost me $28,000 over 9 months!”

Landlord says she was too trusting and ended up with a bad tenant “The person I spoke to said she made $62,000 a year,” says [Stoymenoff], who acknowledges she should have done a credit check.

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Landlord and Tenant Board News: 2012 Rent Increase Guideline

Ontario‘s rent increase guideline for the year 2012 will be 3.1%. Each year, the Ontario government announces the province’s rent increase guideline for the following year. Ontario’s annual Rent Increase Guideline is based on the Ontario Consumer Price Index (CPI), … Continue reading

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