Section: Word of the editor
Indeed, contrary to a regular negotiation, owners are required to negotiate differently because we do it under the stress of a law that, when applied by the Rental Board, bullies our right to negotiate freely.
We do not do the same surveys anymore, we have known interest rates at 16%, very low vacancy rates, housing crises...
During all these years, the Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) has been involved in issues that closely affect owners and property managers, grouping together today more than 15 000 members in all the regions of Quebec.
The APQ protects your claims and your regional interests while spreading its expertise and support for the cause of property owners all throughout Quebec!
The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) filed its brief on the changes it wishes to claim in relation to measures to help the poor.
The formula which has been popular for many years now aims at constructing buildings that are used primarily to house apartments that are owned by the State, managed by the State and offered to low-income customers.
These fears originate from situations that are nevertheless exorbitant. We have seen in the media situations that strike the imagination and are scary: tenants who thought they could wash their apartment by throwing boilers on the ground, or who thought they could use the lounge to turn it into a market garden or also someone who thought that the heat from the hot water pipe allowed to cook fruit as well as meat.
For the owner of an income generating property life is sometimes marked by stressful emotions. One can handle the stress, but it is better to simply avoid it.