The 11th edition of this leading text fully updates the reader with the latest developments surrounding the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
This comprehensive and easy-to-use text is authoritative and filled with practical information.
As a former Member of the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal (now the Landlord and Tenant Board), author Richard Feldman brings his experience to bear in delivering a practical and accessible guide that landlords, tenants, property managers, legal representatives, students, and educators alike are sure to find useful.
Highlights of the eleventh edition include:
- Commentary explaining significant amendments made since the last edition, including those intended:
- To permit quick and quiet terminations of tenancies where a tenant or child has experienced violence or abuse
- To expand rent control provisions to address the scarcity of affordable housing
- To restrict circumstances in which a landlord may increase rent above the annual guideline amount, or in which a landlord may terminate a tenancy for personal occupation
- To facilitate landlords seeking compensation for damage to the units caused by tenants
- To permit a tenant to claim moving expenses where the landlord refuses the tenant’s return after extensive renovations had prompted the tenant’s temporary relocation
- To require adoption of a standard form lease for most private residential tenancy arrangements
- Reference to hundreds of new court and Landlord and Tenant Board decisions
- The full text of all relevant statutes, regulations, Landlord and Tenant Board Rules and Interpretation Guidelines
- A complete collection of the Social Justice Tribunals of Ontario’s Common Rules of Practice and Practice Directions
- A Quick Reference Guide to assist with the most common types of applications made under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
- Enhanced index for ease of searching