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Housing - Landlord & Tenant
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Major housing trends that impact low-income communities include the rise of “proptech” (property technology), the digital management of the real estate industry, which manifests in digital applicant screening services, targeted advertising, new surveillance systems, and a booming short-term rental market. This section describes the trends impacting tenants, as well as issues around housing court record confidentiality.

🏷️ Tenant Screening

🏷️ Surveillance

🏷️ Ad Discrimination

🏷️ Confidentiality of Housing Court Records

🏷️ Short-term Rental Platforms

🏷️ Housing Law Resources

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Previous tenants are bound by the terms of their tenancy during the period for which it applies. As outlined in the Residential Tenancies Act, tenants are required to pay for repairs that arise outside of normal, everyday use. The first step taken is often giving a notice to end the tenancy, though that cannot be done retroactively. Landlords are able to apply to the Landlord Tenant Board (LTB) for eviction and damages, giving you a potential route of recourse. It is recommended to speak to your attorney to discuss the merits of this option. Legal advice is also offered by... (More)