Section: Legal

How should we define serious prejudice in a case of frequent delays?

Article locked Published on by Me Robert Soucy

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How should we define serious prejudice in a case of frequent delays?

When a tenant pays his rent frequently late, the landlord may request the termination of the lease and the eviction of the tenant if these delays cause him serious prejudice:

Section 1971 C.C.Q. The lessor may obtain the resiliation of the lease if the lessee is over three weeks late in paying the rent or, if he suffers serious prejudice as a result, where the lessee is frequently late in paying it

Flow of rainwater to a nearby lot: the Syndicate of co-ownership is sentenced in part for the damage caused

Article locked Published on by Me Kevin J. Lebeau

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Flow of rainwater to a nearby lot: the Syndicate of co-ownership is sentenced in part for the damage caused

In a recent judgment of the Court of Quebec, Small Claims Division, a Syndicate of co-ownership was sentenced to pay damages to the owners of a nearby building for damage caused by the flow of rainwater coming from the building of the syndicate.

True or false? If I have given notice to my tenant about a visit to his housing, 24 hours in advance, can I open the door?

Article locked Published on by Me Annie Lapointe notaire

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True or false? If I have given notice to my tenant about a visit to his housing, 24 hours in advance, can I open the door?

True or false? If I have given notice to my tenant about a visit to his housing, 24 hours in advance, I have the right to enter his dwelling even though he is absent because he is aware of my coming.

Capsule new tenant: Mandatory disclosure of past rents

Article locked Published on by Me Jean-Olivier Reed

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Capsule new tenant: Mandatory disclosure of past rents

When it is time to sign a lease with a new tenant Section 1950 of the Civil Code of Quebec requires the owner to disclose to the lessee the lowest rent paid by the previous tenant in the last year before the signing of lease.

Capsule on rent increase: Buildings less than 5 years old

Article locked Published on by Me Jean-Olivier Reed

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Capsule on rent increase: Buildings less than 5 years old

Most owners know that the Régie du logement determines the rates of increase of rent in Quebec and it is also the mandatory forum when landlords and tenants can not agree on the proposed increase. Is it an absolute rule? NO, there is an exception when the building is less than 5 years old