Section: Legal

Increase your rents and increase your capacity of acquisition

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Increase your rents and increase your capacity of acquisition - en-CA increase

Increase your rents and increase your capacity of acquisition

In Quebec, the Law of the Régie du logement allows the lessor to annually increase his income from rents in a reasonable way ...

Being represented at the Rental Board: Is it really necessary?

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Being represented at the Rental Board: Is it really necessary? - EN-CA lawyer

Being represented at the Rental Board: Is it really necessary?

The Rental Board is an administrative court which deals with, save for some exceptions, all the files related to leases of residential dwellings. In damage claims, it has jurisdiction over claims up to seventy thousand dollars (70,000$).

A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court.

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A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be  neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court. - en-CA tenant

A clause prohibiting animals is ruled to be neither abusive, nor unreasonable according to the Court.

In the case of Bertrand v. Gratton and the Office municipale d’habitation de Laval1, the landlord petitioned for the cancellation of the lease and the eviction of the tenant who owned a dog in violation of the terms of the lease. As an alternate conclusion, ...

Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity

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Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity - EN-US building favour

Rent by favour: Taking the first available opportunity

When purchasing a residential rental building, it is very important to read and analyze all the leases in effect in order to be aware of the specifics, and any irregularities or inconsistencies such as the existence of rents by favour.

Open letter of Mr François Goulet

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Open letter of Mr François Goulet
 - EN-US Rental Board tenant expense

Open letter of Mr François Goulet

I would like to put to your attention a situation with the Rental Board. I have just had a hearing at the Rental Board for the non-payment of rent of one of my tenants ...