Articles related to "Tenant Advice"

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Refunding a tenant’s deposit
A landlord must invest a tenant’s deposit in an interest-bearing account with a financial institution. The tenant may during the period of the lease request the landlord to provide him with written proof of interest on such ...
Tenants’ deposits
A landlord must invest a tenant’s deposit in an interest-bearing account with a financial institution. The tenant may during the period of the lease request the landlord to provide him with written proof of interest on such ...
The problem with snag lists
One of the_ most common problems_ experienced by landlords and tenants generally doesn’t take place while the property is being leased. More often than not, the biggest disputes occur once ...
The landlord, the tenant and the CPA
Landlords who choose to ignore the rights that their tenants enjoy under the Consumer Protection Act do so at their own peril. In order to comply with the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), property ...
Unpaid rent: taking legal action
There has recently been an increase in the number of recalcitrant, non-paying tenants, and attorneys are being tasked by landlords to deal with the problem. And it is important for landlords to understand that they should not ...
Tenants have the Rental Housing Tribunal on their side
While tenants may not all be the shining stars landlords wish for, they have legal recourse in exercising their rights outside the courts, through the Rental Housing Tribunal (RHT). To contact ...
The rise of tenants’ rights
The Consumer Protection Act has far-reaching consequences on the relationship between landlords and tenants. For many years, lease agreements favoured the rights of landlords, leaving tenants ...
Recourse for landlords
The Rental Housing Tribunal’s (RHT’s) observation of a number of issues that arise repeatedly can be addressed and possibly avoided through increased knowledge and skill in the industry. Although absolutely essential, written ...
Onus on landlords in eviction cases
Buy-to-rent property, although slow due to the economic downturn, has lost none of its appeal for investors. But those who go this route have to familiarise themselves with a body of legislation that has grown up to protect both ...
Power to the tenant
Landlords who take the law into their own hands by terminating the electrical supply to a tenant’s property could well come to regret the decision. Landlords who believe that they can rewrite the law books and treat their tenants ...