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Bed bugs: the collaboration of the tenant is required by the Régie du logement

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Bed bugs: the collaboration of the tenant is required by the Régie du logement

The phenomenon becomes extensive since the insect is tough and difficult to stop. That gives headaches to the owners and to the exterminators and it requires a collaboration of the tenants. It is the new enemy of the rental buildings.

The Régie du logement reaffirms its capacity to declare a tenant debarred from making a retraction

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The Régie du logement reaffirms its capacity to declare a tenant debarred from making a retraction

Recalling the facts
Recently, decisions from October 10, 2008 of the Court of Quebec and from September 3, 2009 of the Superior Court of Quebec concluded that the Régie du logement did not have the capacity to declare

An owner is not required to repear the damage resulting from the fault of a third party

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An owner is not required to repear the damage resulting from the fault of a third party

Article 1859 Al. 1 of the Civil code of Quebec states that:
“ The lessor is not liable for damage resulting from the disturbance of enjoyment of the property by the act of a third person...

The presence of mice does not necessarily mean that an apartment is unfit for habitation

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The presence of mice does not necessarily mean that an apartment is unfit for habitation

In the case of Hekmati vs. Dimitrescu, the tenant filed a request with the Rental Board on February 2nd, 2009 to cancel the lease. He also asks for a 100% reduction of the rent retroactive to January 2009, monetary damages of 5,000$, the return of the deposit ...

What does one do with the notices during a request for cancellation of a lease?

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Within the framework of the management of a rental building, it happens that an owner has no other choice than to request from the Rental Board the ousting of the tenant and the cancellation of the lease because ...