Landlord News, Information & Updates
Services and Fees
Q: Can I place a notice to the tenant on the door?
A: Except for a 24 hr notice to enter, notices cannot be placed on the door.
Q: Can I change the locks?
A: Yes, but only if you provide the tenant with a new key.
Q: Can I evict a tenant after I receive an Order from the Board and the tenant fails to pay and then fails to vacate?
A: No, only the Sheriff can evict a tenant in accordance with an Order from the Board.
Q: If I put a clause in my lease forbidding pets, can it be enforced?
A: The RTA does not allow such a clause. Therefore, it cannot be enforced unless the unit is in a condo and the bylaws forbid pets.
Q: Can a tenant withhold rent?
A: There is no section in the RTA that allows a tenant to withhold rent.