Most owners know that the Régie du logement determines the rates of increase of rent in Quebec and it is also the mandatory forum when landlords and tenants can not agree on the proposed increase. Is it an absolute rule? NO, there is an exception when the building is less than 5 years old
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.
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?
In a recent judgment, the Court of Quebec, a Small Claims division¹, focused on a claim for damages from a syndicate of co-owners against a co-owner for damage caused by an intervention of the fire brigade due to a fire in a neighboring unit on the same floor. For his part, the co-owner calls to justice, in the same case, the syndicate for the stress and inconvenience he claims to have suffered as a result of the law suit by the syndicate.
The month of December is in many cases the last month to send a notice of repossession of a dwelling. We will see here what are the conditions necessary for its realization.