Affordable Legal Help With Allegations of Failure of Landlord to Properly Maintain Premises, and other issues!
Shemesh Paralegal Services offers legal representation services for Landlord and Tenant Board cases involving Allegations of Failure of Landlord to Properly Maintain Premises, and other issues as legal issues that fall within the purview of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, Chapter 17. Confusingly, where a dispute exists between residential landlords and former tenants, certain matters must still proceed within the Landlord Tenant Board while certain other matters must proceed in the Small Claims Court. Frequently, where multiple issues arise, some issues must proceed at the Landlord Tenant Board and other issues in the Small Claims Court. Failure to bring issues to the proper forum can result in a dismissal of proceedings and possibly with a loss of right to redo or restart proceedings in the proper fashion and within the correct forum. Other matters, such as commercial tenancy cases are outside the jurisdiction of the Landlord Tenant Board and may be litigated in the Small Claims Court depending on the legal issues involved and whether the matter involves less than the $35,000 per Plaintiff limit.
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Common Housing Concerns:
The duty and responsibility for the maintenance of residential complex is statutorily mandated upon the landlord; and accordingly, the duty to treat a bed bug...Learn More
A brief summary to outline the urban myth false belief that a tenant cannot be evicted during the wintertime including explanation regarding undue hardship.Learn More
Typical within a Residential Tenancy Agreement is a 'guarantor' clause whereas a person, commonly the parent or parents of a young tenant, agree to guarantee...Learn More
The use of a fresh lease at the end of a lease period as a means to impose a rent increase above the allowable guideline is unlawful.Learn More
If a matter is brought in the wrong venue, the matter may be 'kicked out'; and getting kicked out of the wrong venue when past the date in which the matter...Learn More
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When increasing the rent rate applicable to most residential tenancy arrangements, a landlord must provide the tenant with proper notice via the required form...Learn More
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