Posts Tagged ‘Landlord and Tenant Board’

Who can provide legal advice in Ontario?

February 4th, 2022 by Hunter Stone

In Ontario, only lawyers and paralegals can give legal advice. The Law Society of Ontario is the governing body for Ontario’s lawyers and paralegals. Continue reading “Who can provide legal advice in Ontario?”

Rent Increase Guideline as of January 1, 2022

January 14th, 2022 by Hunter Stone

The province set the rent increase guideline at 1.2 per cent as of January 1, 2022. The rent increase guideline is determined by the Ontario Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation calculated by Statistics Canada using information reflected on economic conditions during the year. This year’s guideline increase is lower than 2020’s 2.2 per cent increase and comes after a year‑long rent freeze in 2021 in response to the pandemic. Continue reading “Rent Increase Guideline as of January 1, 2022”

Free webinar series: Back to School with Iler Campbell LLP!

September 20th, 2021 by Iler Campbell

Free webinar series: Back to School with Iler Campbell LLP

It’s that time of year! Join us for our ‘back to school’ webinar series this October and brush up on some important legal topics.

Read on for event descriptions and signup links. Can’t make an event? Make sure you’re signed up for our blog — we’ll send a notice when recordings are posted online. Continue reading “Free webinar series: Back to School with Iler Campbell LLP!”

New Landlord and Tenant Board developments – Navigate Tribunals Ontario, Tribunals Ontario Portal, remote hearings

July 14th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) continues to be plagued with lengthy delays, frustrating landlords, co‑ops, tenants, and everyone involved in the process. We do see them making efforts to improve things. One of these recent developments, launched on July 2, is Navigate Tribunals Ontario (NTO).

Continue reading “New Landlord and Tenant Board developments – Navigate Tribunals Ontario, Tribunals Ontario Portal, remote hearings”

Sheriff can enforce Landlord and Tenant Board (the LTB) Eviction Orders again

June 9th, 2021 by Hunter Stone

In January of 2021 (what seems like a lifetime ago), the Ontario Government temporarily paused the enforcement of residential evictions for the second time in less than a year. Continue reading “Sheriff can enforce Landlord and Tenant Board (the LTB) Eviction Orders again”

The other side of eviction — one co-op’s story shows the gaps in our system

March 25th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

 

It’s been a tough year to be a landlord-side housing lawyer with a social conscience. Our tenant-side colleagues post horror stories of evictions happening by the dozen without tenants getting notice or benefiting from other procedural fairness protections. Continue reading “The other side of eviction — one co-op’s story shows the gaps in our system”