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Unit 5: Contract Law

CHAPTER 18: LANDLORD AND TENANT LAW

E-ACTIVITY: DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN LANDLORD AND TENANT MATTERS (p. 550)

Activity: Report on Dispute Resolution in Landlord and Tenant Matters

What happens if your landlord will not repair your leaking roof or damaged pipes? Alternatively, what happens if tenants will not pay for damage they have caused to their apartment? Where can you go to file a complaint? How are complaints settled?

Prepare a report on the process for dispute resolution in landlord and tenant matters.

  1. Look for information about landlord and tenant matters in your province or territory. To do so, you might visit Web sites for the following jurisdictions:

  2. Write a report in which you answer for your jurisdiction each of the following questions:

    • To which ministry should landlord and tenant complaints be directed?
    • How does the complaint process work?
    • What mechanisms are available for settling complaints?
    • How are decisions enforced?


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