Note to readers: Some of these articles are summaries of decisions rendered in the cited cases.
Please note that this is not a review of the case law and that other decisions may be rendered subsequently or may be different and change the state of the law. This is also the case if the facts are not the same as those presented in the case mentioned.
“Doors:” Owning doors is a responsibility that owners take to heart!
In the magazine “Protégez-vous” of August 2022, a new collaborator wrote an article entitled “Les portes - The Doors”. It is clear, however, that this article expresses a personal point of view that does not reflect the reality of rental housing owners. Moreover, many owners were shocked by the lack of restraint of this blog.
To buy or to rent: The housing market continues to be reshaped
The proportion of Canadian households who own their home—or the homeownership rate (66.5% in 2021)—is on the decline in Canada after peaking in 2011 (69.0%). The growth in renter households (+21.5%) is more than double the growth in owner households (+8.4%).
It is time for the organizations to ask for other concrete solutions
Rather, the real question is: Why ask for a lease register when our neighbouring Province has abandoned its own? Because Ontario had a lease registry in place and the expenses were enormous: The cost of setting it up was estimated at $35 million.
The new municipal assessment roll announces a 32.4% increase on the Island of Montreal
The Association des Propriétaires du Québec (APQ) wishes to react to the 32.4% increase in Montreal’s assessment roll for the years 2023-2024-2025. Although the Association des Propriétaires du Québec (APQ) expected a significant increase, the APQ must unfortunately add rather bad financial news to this announcement, because: No, it is not just the rental housing owners who will bear this increase!
(In french) La reprise de logement - Attention le processus est complexe, il ne faudra pas seulement le vouloir
(In french) Ne reprend pas son logement qui le veut : Plusieurs propriétaires restent surpris et même désarmés en apprenant qu'ils ne pourront reprendre possession de leur logement ou même devoir verser des milliers d'indemnités au locataire qui doit quitter.
The recommendations of the Commission on Economic and Urban Development and Housing are measures that will discourage the private rental stock
The Association des Propriétaires du Québec (APQ), which has opposed this certification since its announcement, is disappointed with the recommendations issued that go even further than the initial draft regulation.
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