Section: Legal

THE COURT OF QUEBEC CONFIRMS THAT THE TENANT RENTED ROOMS ILLEGALLY

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THE COURT OF QUEBEC CONFIRMS THAT THE TENANT RENTED ROOMS ILLEGALLY - Régie du logement eviction residential purposes

THE COURT OF QUEBEC CONFIRMS THAT THE TENANT RENTED ROOMS ILLEGALLY

The Court of Quebec dismissed the permission to appeal and upheld the decision rendered by the Régie du logement which terminated the lease and ordered the eviction of the tenant from her dwelling.

Does the tenant have the right to pay until the 23rd day of the month?

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Does the tenant have the right to pay until the 23rd day of the month? - rent late payment termination of the lease

Does the tenant have the right to pay until the 23rd day of the month?

It is clear in law that the landlord may obtain termination of the lease if the tenant is in arrears for more than three weeks in the payment of rent. Does this mean that the tenant can then pay until the 23rd of the month without any legal consequences?

What are the criteria for determining whether excessive noise comes from a housing?

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What are the criteria for determining whether excessive noise comes from a housing?

The Quebec Civil Code establishes rules of good neighbourliness. Section 976 of the Civil Code states that neighbours must accept the normal neighborhood annoyances that are not beyond the limits of the tolerance they owe one another.

In order to successfully evict a tenant the owner must prove that the tenant, or a person to whom he provides access to his housing, has displayed, over a certain period of time, behaviour and attitudes which, by their repetition and insistence, annoy, exceed or seriously disturb other tenants in the same building.

Fall of a co-owner on icy surface: the Court dismissed her claim against the syndicate and its snow removal service

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Fall of a co-owner on icy surface: the Court dismissed her claim against the syndicate and its snow removal service

In a recent decision of the Court of Quebec, a small claims division¹, a co-owner of a syndicate of co-ownership saw the Court dismiss her claim for damages for loss of income and expenses caused by her fall on the snowy and icy ground of the condominium.

A lease with an option to buy: so many problems!

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A lease with an option to buy: so many problems!

Often attracted by enticing offers building owners are sometimes persuaded to sign a lease with a purchase option.

Following numerous setbacks of some of our members, we felt it was important to inform you how this type of contract is a source of conflicts, problems and worries of all kinds.