The tenant requests the retraction of a decision rendered by the Régie du logement on May 13, 2014, terminating the lease and ordering the eviction of the tenant, also condemning the tenant to pay the landlord the sum of $5186.00, plus interest at the legal rate and the additional indemnity provided for by section 1619 of the Civil Code of Québec. This decision was rendered after a hearing during which the tenant was not present although duly summoned for that purpose.
Whether the last month’s rent be either June or December or February, some tenants decide not to pay their last month’s rent.
Even if the rent is unpaid, the tenant may vacate at the end of the lease. Unfortunately he is not obliged to pay the rent. But he remains nevertheless accountable and a case for non-payment of rent can be opened at the Régie du logement.
Generally, Quebec cities configure a property assessment roll for all properties on their territory for taxation purposes and this, every three years.
The tenant seeks permission to appeal a decision of the Régie du logement of 14 January 2014 dismissing his appeal for reduction of rent and damages with interest.
A contract is an agreement between the parties and the written part of it is only proof thereof. Indeed, agreements are often made orally and only put down on paper as a matter of clarity and for evidence. Moreover, often, when relations are good between two people, this last detail is forgotten.