Services For Tenants Including Legal Advice and Advocacy With Clear Answers For Questions Such As:
Can the Landlord Evict Me Out to Do a Renovation?
Generally No, An Eviction Due to Renovation May Be a Guise to Evict and Replace a Tenant. This Is Often Referred to As a Renoviction.
Understanding Tenant Rights Including What Do When Rights Are Violated By a Landlord
Your home is where your heart is and where your most special memories are made. Of course, home always means something uniquely special to everyone. Lynxs Paralegal recognizes the importance of your home while also appreciating that a legal services provider must maintain impartial empathy and remain focused as an objective advisor and negotiator. Lynxs Paralegal 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, Lynxs Paralegal 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:
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
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
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
The use of a fresh lease at the end of a lease period as a means to impose a rent increase above the allowable guideline is unlawful.Learn More
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
What Can a Tenant Do If a Landlord Is Slow Doing Repair Work? A Landlord Is Legally Required to Maintain the Rental Unit and Rental Complex and Do So In a...Learn More
Can a Landlord Take Pictures of An Apartment Occupied By a Tenant? A Landlord May Enter, With Proper Notice, An Occupied Apartment With the Intent of Taking...Learn More
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
Lease agreements requiring a key deposit are lawful subject to the condition that the deposit be equivalent to the cost to replace the key.Learn More
There are four opportunities to resolve the eviction for rent arrears process prior to the actual eviction of a tenant.Learn More
A landlord is statutorily required to hold and protect the private information regarding a tenant. Failure to do so may result in a Landlord Tenant Board...Learn More