Section: Legal

Abandonment of housing: What are the criteria that justify it?

Article locked Published on by Me Jean-Olivier Reed

One of the rules of renting an apartment in Quebec can be found in Section 1913 of the Civil Code of Quebec allowing the tenant, in certain circumstances, to abandon his home and to be relieved of his obligations.

Delays and mode of transmission of a Notice of Lease: a small reminder from Baillus

Article locked Published on by Service des communications

The delays to change a lease
1. Fixed lease of one (1) year or more: The notice must be given within a period of three (3) to six (6) months.

Housing visit

Article locked Published on by Martin A. Messier

For many homeowners the visit of the housing by a potential tenant is a moment inwhich we could all pass off. Several candidates to meet, along with sometimes having to travel for unnecessary missed appointments making this a task which

Death does not terminate a lease!

Article locked Published on by Me Annie Lapointe notaire

In cases of death in the housing one must call for emergency help to pick up the body. Cleaning of the accommodation may be necessary to maintain the peaceful enjoyment for the other tenants and the cleanliness of the building.

Can a new landlord change the lease to include a smoking ban in it?

Article locked Published on by Me Robert Soucy

The tenant has refused the changes and notified the landlady about this. The landlady became the owner of the building on 3 March 2011. The Régie shall decide on the amendment of the lease at the request of the landlady.