Residential Landlord & Tenant Law

This course examines the Residential Tenancies Act and regulations in detail with respect to the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Students will gain a working knowledge of the applicable Landlord and Tenant Board forms for a variety of legal issues arising in the context of residential rental housing, including fault grounds and non-fault grounds for termination. Students will also gain a thorough understanding of service requirements, time limits, rent control, process, procedure and evidence before the Landlord and Tenant Board as well as the types of relief the Board can grant. The Board hearing, mediation, order, enforcement, review and appeal will be examined.