Eric Hoskins MPP Rental Guide for #TorontoRentals market

Dr. Eric Hoskins (MPP for Toronto St. Pauls riding) has compiled a very decent guide to the landlord tenant relationship in Ontario. It covers a number of topics and is reasonably extensive. It is referenced in the above tweet. In addition, here is the PDF version:

erichoskinsontariotenantguide

The guide contains a good summary of the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act confirming that the grounds for evicting a tenant in Ontario are found in sections 48 – 68 and include:

Notice by Landlord at End of Period or Term

48.

Notice, landlord personally, etc., requires unit

49.

Notice, purchaser personally requires unit

50.

Notice, demolition, conversion or repairs

51.

Conversion to condominium, security of tenure

52.

Compensation, demolition or conversion

53.

Tenant’s right of first refusal, repair or renovation

54.

Tenant’s right to compensation, repair or renovation

55.

Tenant’s right to compensation, severance

56.

Security of tenure, severance, subdivision

57.

Former tenant’s application where notice given in bad faith

58.

Notice at end of term or period, additional grounds

Notice by Landlord Before End of Period or Term

59.

Non-payment of rent

60.

Termination for cause, misrepresentation of income

61.

Termination for cause, illegal act

62.

Termination for cause, damage

63.

Termination for cause, damage, shorter notice period

64.

Termination for cause, reasonable enjoyment

65.

Termination for cause, reasonable enjoyment of landlord in small building

66.

Termination for cause, act impairs safety

67.

Termination for cause, too many persons

68.

Notice of termination, further contravention