Section: Legal

Validity of a rent payment made ​​by someone other than the tenant, also called a “third party”

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Validity of a rent payment made ​​by someone other than the tenant, also called a “third party”

Nowadays, it is not uncommon that someone totally unknown to you indicates his/her intention to pay the rent of your tenant. Usually the first reaction of the owner is to refuse the payment for fear of creating a legal situation of which he does not know the consequences.

In case of accident, who will take care of my property?

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In case of accident, who will take care of my property?

If an accident occurs that causes you to become incapacitated, do you know what will happen? Who will take care of you and your property if you cannot do it anymore? And of your children? Be aware that incapacity can take many forms and can have different intensities. For example, it may be due to a coma following an accident or a degenerative disease. Indeed, the law deals with incapacity in the following terms.

PET THERAPY IS RECOGNIZED AS A DEFENCE AGAINST CERTAIN CONDITIONS BY THE COURTS

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PET THERAPY IS RECOGNIZED AS A DEFENCE AGAINST CERTAIN CONDITIONS BY THE COURTS

The tenant appealed against a decision of the Régie du logement ordering him to dispose of his two dogs who live with him in an apartment of the Office Municipal d’Habitation. The tenant argued that the presence of his Schnauzer dwarf at his side is necessary for his well-being and that other small pets are allowed in the building (cats, birds, etc…).

A clause in a lease prohibiting pets: is it infallible?

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A clause in a lease prohibiting pets: is it infallible?

The right of an owner to prohibit animals in his housing, with a clause adopted in the common interest and for the welfare of all occupants of the building, has been recognized by the judgments of the Régie du logement and is even the subject of a clause in the lease.

The decrease in rent: The owners are not always convicted for cosmetic damage

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The decrease in rent: The owners are not always convicted for cosmetic damage

Rent reduction may be requested by a tenant as soon as he suffers from a malfunction of equipment, a breakage, a disability or a disorder in the enjoyment of the dwelling.
However, this right is not absolute, the tenant should not be the cause of the problem and the problem must seriously and significantly affect the rental value of the housing.