Landlord Services Including Advocacy Assistance Within Legal Disputes Involving Various Residential Tenancy IssuesPage last modified: March 02 2020
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Is It Legal For a Landlord to Ask For a Deposit?
A Rent Deposit Is Legal If Limited to Only the Sum of One Rental Period. Damage Deposits Are Illegal.
Being a landlord is being in business and being in business as a landlord comes with many unique challenges including legal issues. To Your Defence understands that the landlord business comes with the unique legal challenges that require a strong understanding of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, Chapter 17 and the relevant case law. To Your Defence is experienced in helping landlord clients to understand the rights and responsibilities of a landlord as well as experienced in tenant negotiations and representation at Landlord Tenant Board hearings.
To Your Defence provides legal help that is time efficient and cost effective for disputes involving issues such as Termination of Tenancy for Interfering with Others, Willfully Causing Damage, Use Inconsistent to Residential Premises, Failure of Tenants to Vacate a Unit as Per a Previously Issued Order to Vacate, and so much more.
To Your Defence provides Landlord Tenant Board services for clients located in Britt, West Nipissing, Bracebridge, Gravenhurst, Paget, among other places.
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