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Eviction for Failure to Pay Rent Interpretation Guideline 11

Eviction for Failure to Pay Rent Interpretation Guideline 11

Interpretation Guidelines are intended to assist the parties in understanding the Board’s usual interpretation of the law, to provide guidance to Members and promote consistency in decision-making. However, a Member is not required to follow a Guideline and may make a different decision depending on the facts of the case. This Guideline deals with applications […]

Secondary Dwelling Units in Greater Sudbury

SECTION 1: New Provisions in the City of Greater Sudbury On July 12, 2016, City Council approved the amendment to the Official Plan and Zoning By-law 2010-100Z to permit Secondary Dwelling Units within the City of Greater Sudbury. This follows The Strong Communities through Affordable Housing Act, which requires that municipalities across Ontario amend their […]

Tenant Rights and Responsibilities

Brochure: Information for New Tenants Landlords must provide this information to new tenants on or before the date the tenancy begins. The Law Most residential tenancies are covered by the Residential Tenancies Act (the RTA). This law: gives landlords and tenants specific rights and responsibilities, provides rules for increasing the rent and for evicting a tenant, and […]

The Landlord’s Right of Entry into a Rental Unit

A tenant has the right to possession and reasonable enjoyment of the rental unit. A landlord has the right to enter the rental unit in certain circumstances when the landlord follows the procedures set out in the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the “RTA”). Legislation Sections 26 and 27 of the RTA describe the situations in […]