Régie du logement

Legal Ease: Rent is more than where you live

Special rules with regard to leases came into effect in 2011. The obligatory lease form included an annex with a list of services of a personal nature to be provided to seniors and handicapped persons….


Legal Ease: How is a private residence defined?

In 2011, there were changes to the Quebec Civil Code with regard to leases for seniors’ residences that have affected senior tenants. These changes apply to leases entered into after November 30, 2011, and some…


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When landlords and pet-lovers clash

There are so many animals available for adoption and any number of people who would like to adopt but cannot because their landlord won’t permit it. We receive phone calls every year from people asking…