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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A Full-Service Apartment Lawyer

At Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation, we are proud to provide a comprehensive offering of legal services for both tenants and landlords. We are experts in all aspects of rental law, so you can always have faith in us to provide dependable legal advice. What’s more, we back it up with a complete offering of additional benefits that make us the smart choice for all of your apartment issues. When you hire us, you will always receive:

  • Service in English or French
  • In-depth consultations
  • Affordable rates
  • Vigilant representation
  • Professional and experienced staff
  • And more

These are just some of the ways that we strive to provide the most valuable legal service for both landlords and tenants. Whether it is helping with an eviction or simply learning more about your rights as a landlord, contact us today for prompt and professional service.

Effective Apartment Lawyers

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.

The Legal Advice You Need at Great Rates

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, dealing with legal issues regarding your apartment should not affect your livelihood. That is why we are proud to be a tenant and landlord attorney that always provides our professional services at affordable prices. Our upfront and trustworthy pricing allows you to bring a resolution to your situation without creating new problems. At Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation, we are passionate about tenants’ rights, so you can always count on us to go above and beyond to get you what you deserve without breaking the bank.

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.

Apartment Lawyers with a History of Success

When you work with Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation, you can rest easy knowing you have a vigilant team of lawyers representing you. We have an excellent track record of successful trials and getting our clients what they deserve. Put your trust in a staff with the experience and the consistency you need to get the best outcome.

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.

Legal Services for Landlords

Having an issue with a troublesome renter and want to know what your options are? We can assist with a variety of problems that may arise for landlords and make sure they are dealt with appropriately. Our qualified landlord attorneys can help with things such as eviction and rent increases, as well as reviewing your leases to make sure they are in line with the law. As a landlord, you have a lot of different things to keep track of. Let us help you stay on top of it with our comprehensive legal services for landlords.

Legal Services for Tenants

If you are having trouble with a difficult or absent landlord and do not know where to turn, Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation can help. We are well versed in all aspects of rental law and tenants’ rights, so you can always count on us for dependable representation. From making sure your property has the appropriate repairs to your options for subletting, we can help with any legal issues you may have as a tenant.

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.


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 Us Today for Comprehensive Legal Service

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, Suzanne Desrosiers Professional Corporation is your source for dependable legal advice and representation. We are experts and up to date on all aspects of rental law, so you can always count on us to provide helpful and trustworthy information.

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