Tenant Services Including Advocacy Assistance Within Landlord Tenant Board ProceedingsPage last modified: January 08 2022
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Legal Help For Tenants Needing Advocacy and Assistance Including Straightforward Answers With Questions Such As:
Is It Legal For a Landlord to Ask For a Deposit?
A Rent Deposit Is Legal If Limited to Only the Sum of One Rental Period. Damage Deposits Are Illegal.
Understanding Tenant Rights Including What Do When Rights Are Violated By a Landlord
To a tenant, a rental dwelling is home. Of course, home means something unique to everyone and these special feelings are recognized. With this said, SFG Paralegal Services LLP also recognizes that impartial empathy is often necessary to remain focused upon the legal issues and to remain an objective advisor and negotiator. SFG Paralegal Services LLP helps tenants to resolve disputes by first reviewing the facts and issues and then by working to negotiate a resolution with the landlord. If resolution is evasive, SFG Paralegal Services LLP can prepare the required Landlord Tenant Board forms and advocate at Landlord Tenant Board hearings.
Tenant Rights Issues
Protecting Against Tenant Rights Violations
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Tenant Focused Issues:
Certain events, such as a major fire, flood or serious water damage, tornado or windstorm, or other unforeseen circumstances, including changes in law, may...Learn More
Good Faith Duty, N12
When a landlord seeks to evict a tenant for the own use of the Landlord, or use by certain close family members, the landlord must genuinely possess a good...Learn More
Insurance Coverage, tenants
There are many various ways that a tenant may cause damage or injury that results in losses to a landlord. When the landlord suffers such losses the landlord...Learn More
Legal Issues Upon Tenant Death
A landlord is required to provide safekeeping for the property of a deceased tenant for thirty days following the death of a tenant. Additionally, the lease...Learn More
What Can a Tenant Do If a Landlord Fails to Make Repairs? A Landlord Has the Duty to Perform Maintenance and Repairs In a Timely Manner. When the Landlord...Learn More
Photography, privacy breach
Can a Landlord Take Pictures of a Rental Unit Occupied By a Tenant? The Tenant Holds the Right to Decide Whether a Landlord May Take Pictures of a Rental...Learn More
Reno or Demo
Whereas a tenant holds the right to return following a renovation to the unit previously occupied by the tenant, the question may arise as to what extent of...Learn More
In general, the tenant has the right to resume living in the building following the completion of the renovations and the landlord is unable to increase the...Learn More
Rent, illegally collected
When a landlord collects monies unlawfully, whether over-payment of rent or other improperly collected monies, even if initially consented to by the tenant,...Learn More
Shared Living Rights
Persons living in an accommodation arrangement involving the sharing of a kitchen or bathroom with the landlord are exempt from protections under the...Learn More
There are four opportunities to resolve the eviction for rent arrears process prior to the actual eviction of a tenant.Learn More
Interfering in Rights or...
When people are living within a residential complex conflict may arise due to differences in lifestyles, habits, beliefs, and general conduct. Sanctions may...Learn More