Topic: Legal

How should we define serious prejudice in a case of frequent delays?

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How should we define serious prejudice in a case of frequent delays?

When a tenant pays his rent frequently late, the landlord may request the termination of the lease and the eviction of the tenant if these delays cause him serious prejudice:

Section 1971 C.C.Q. The lessor may obtain the resiliation of the lease if the lessee is over three weeks late in paying the rent or, if he suffers serious prejudice as a result, where the lessee is frequently late in paying it

Flow of rainwater to a nearby lot: the Syndicate of co-ownership is sentenced in part for the damage caused

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Flow of rainwater to a nearby lot: the Syndicate of co-ownership is sentenced in part for the damage caused

In a recent judgment of the Court of Quebec, Small Claims Division, a Syndicate of co-ownership was sentenced to pay damages to the owners of a nearby building for damage caused by the flow of rainwater coming from the building of the syndicate.

Delays and mode of transmission of a Notice of Lease

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Delays and mode of transmission of a Notice of Lease

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.

What is solidarity?

Article locked Published on by Me Annie Lapointe notaire

Solidarity ensures that each one of the debtors (the tenants) can be held separately liable for the entire obligation (rent or other). Under Section 1525 of the Civil Code of Quebec, solidarity between debtors is not presumed.

Capsule new tenant: Mandatory disclosure of past rents

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Capsule new tenant: Mandatory disclosure of past rents

When it is time to sign a lease with a new tenant Section 1950 of the Civil Code of Quebec requires the owner to disclose to the lessee the lowest rent paid by the previous tenant in the last year before the signing of lease.