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A lawsuit against an owner for an unsigned credit check prevented thanks to the APQ

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A lawsuit against an owner for an unsigned credit check prevented thanks to the APQ

We received an unsigned offer to lease. As we are the only organization or association to check for a 100% the evaluations feedback received, the APQ saved the day for a landlord! Still, during our process of protecting the member, we contacted the tenant so that he allowed us and signed the rental offer.

The tenant answered us that it was “normal that the verification was not signed, I did it on purpose, so that my credit rating was not checked. My girlfriend’s is, so I can complete the survey and sign in her place.”

Apartment for rent?

Published on by Martin A. Messier

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Apartment for rent?

In many regions of Quebec we have a stable vacancy rate but nevertheless a considerably higher one than in recent years.
This situation implies that many dwellings are still for rent at this time.

Significant change in the intervention strategy

Published on by Martin A. Messier

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Significant change in the intervention strategy

At a recent meeting with the fire protection service of the City of Montreal we learned that the City of Montreal decided to make a significant change in the intervention strategy in order to focus their inspection efforts upon residential rental properties.

A New Minister of Municipal Affairs

Published on by Martin A. Messier

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A New Minister of Municipal Affairs

With the change of guard at the Government we have the opportunity to assert our claims again with the hope of a new vision and new results.

Spring is upon us, with the sound of hammers

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Spring is upon us, with the sound of hammers

With the snow melting the song of birds reaches us, but also the sound of hammers.
Indeed, the season of renovations begins. Whether it be planned or not, it is important to take a break to ensure ourselves that everything runs smoothly.