In spite of the representations made by the attorney's colleague, the Rental Board refused to grant the postponement and proceeded with the hearing in absence of the tenant's attorney.
It is important to stress that the immediate effect of abandonment is the full cancellation of the lease binding the parties.
A tenant asks the court for permission to appeal a decision of the Rental Board which denied an application to have a decision retracted.
Before the Rental Board, the lessors represent themselves. Their evidence is fragmentary and is considered to be insufficient
An owner can refuse to accept a lease assignment for a serious reason