Lease Unit 8.pdf - LEASE Unit 8 Residential lease contracts and the Rental Housing Act Rental Housing Act \u2022[Note The RHA does not apply to commercial

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LEASE Unit 8: Residential lease contracts and the Rental Housing Act
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Rental Housing Act: [Note: The RHA does not apply to commercial leases leases between juristic persons] Some of the main features of the Act are: (a) it regulates relations between landlords and tenants; and (b) it makes provision for the creation of provincial rental housing tribunals, to hear complaints concerning unfair practices between landlords and tenants. (c) The common-law of lease remains the principal source of the rights and obligations between landlord and tenant as the Act is not a codification of the common-law but the RHA does contain certain of the common-law rights and obligations.
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Rental Housing Act (continued) The RHA lays down extensive procedural and formal requirements that must be observed by the parties (minimum requirements of lease content) and which cannot be excluded by agreement: (a) a joint inspection of the property by the parties before the tenant takes occupation to ascertain the existence of defects.
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  • Fall '18
  • landlord, Leasehold estate, Rental agreement

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