Landlord and Tenant Issues – (705) 268-6492

With over 40 years of combined experience, Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation has built a reputation as leaders in landlord and tenant issues. Our practice was founded on honesty and integrity, something we have upheld throughout our years in operation. During our time as a firm, we have had the opportunity to represent individuals from all walks of life and build a strong relationship with the local aboriginal community. We are proud to have a dedicated and hardworking staff ready to help you deal with any rental dispute.

Whether you are a tenant or a property owner, you can trust that we will help you settle your issue swiftly and effectively. If you have a property dispute that you need to be resolved, contact us at (705) 268-6492 today to set up a meeting.

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Client-Focused Consultations

At Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation, we offer a client-focused approach to helping you with landlord-tenant disputes. From the onset, our consultations will put you at ease and help build a strategy to get you the results you want. Whether you need help with an eviction or would like to know more about tenant rights, we are here to provide trustworthy information and advice that you can depend on in court. Our emphasis on the client also means that we take the time to get to know you and your unique situation. We are not just trying to find a fast solution—we are committed to finding the best results for your case.

Rental Attorneys with Integrity

Our knowledgeable and experienced staff are happy to offer compassionate advice to help guide you through all types of landlord-tenant disputes. Our expertise means that you can trust us to provide you with the best solution possible. We are also well-versed and comfortable in dealing with the rental board and are happy to represent you to them.

We understand that these cases can be stressful for both tenants and landlords, so come in for a consultation today and put your mind at ease.

Leaders in Landlord-Tenant Disputes

We understand how big of an impact a rental disagreement can have on an individual. For landlords, it can affect your livelihood, and for tenants, it can be extremely stressful to deal with disputes regarding the place you call home. This is why our team of esteemed lawyers are here to make sure everything regarding your case is completed efficiently and correctly. From filing paperwork to our vigilant interpretation of the law, we ensure every step of your case is executed with care and precision.

Compassionate Rental Attorneys

Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation prides ourselves in our unique approach to legal issues. Our satisfaction comes not just from getting you the results you want but also making sure you are comforted at every stage of your case. The attention and care we place on every case do not stop at the verdict. We offer follow-ups and additional information to make sure that you understand everything about the case, and all the loose ends are tied up. We are happy to help with appeals and offer you further advice to make sure that your eviction or other tenant issues can be put behind you.

Landlord and Tenant Rights

At Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation, we can assist both Landlords and Tenants in obtaining the results they want. We can ensure that you are sending out the proper notices while adhering to the Residential Tenancies Act. We can also represent you at the Landlord and Tenant Board.

We can assist LANDLORDS and TENANTS in the following areas:

  • Eviction;
  • Enforcing rights related to property standards, such as housing repairs;
  • Illegal Acts;
  • Landlord and Tenant Board disputes;
  • Rent Increases;
  • Persistent Late Payment of Rent;
  • Demolition;
  • Conversions;
  • Subletting;
  • Leases;
  • Mediation;
  • Assistance understanding your rights under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA);
  • Human Rights claims;
  • Rental Arrears; and
  • All other legal matters relating to Landlord & Tenant Law.

CHANGES TO THE RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES ACT AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2017:

As of September 1, 2017, the Ontario government has introduced new requirements for Landlords under the “Rental Fairness Act.”

In order for the landlord to evict a tenant so that they or a family member can live in the rental unit:

  1. the landlord or family member must intend to live in the unit for at least one year and;
  2. the landlord must compensate the tenant for one month’s rent or offer the tenant another acceptable unit.

If the landlord advertises the rental unit for rent less than one year after the tenant vacates the unit, there is an inference of bad faith and the tenant may apply to the Landlord Tenant Board within a year of moving out of that unit for:

  1. all or a portion of any increased rent incurred for a one-year period after vacating the rental unit;
  2. reasonable out-of-pocket expenses including moving, storage, and other expenses,
  3. abatement of rent and;
  4. an administrative fine for up to $25,000.00

Call KATHERINE ARMSTRONG at the office of Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation at 705-268-6492 for more information.