The Landlord & Tenant Board, Ontario
The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
The Landlord and Tenant Board (Board) aims to address the issues and concerns of residential Landlords and Tenants by way of a simple application process, which allows for an opportunity for mediation or a hearing before an adjudicator to resolve the parties disputes.
The Landlord and Tenant Board serves to uphold the law contained in The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA). The RTA balances the rights and responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants pertaining to the lease of residential properties. Therefore, the purpose of the Act in effect is the purpose of the Board.
The Act and the Board cover a variety of topics, and as well apply to a variety of different types of residences, such as: care homes, retirement homes, and sites in a mobile home park or land leased community. Some of the prominent issues Landlords and Tenants face on a daily basis include:
If you believe your rights are being infringed, that there is a breach of your Lease Agreement, or that there is a violation of any provision of the Act by your Tenant or by your Landlord, call us to find out how we can help preserve your rights!