Régie du logement
Terminating a lease is allowed in certain situations. You may resiliate a lease if you are admitted to a residential and long-term care centre, to an intermediary facility or to a private seniors’ residence.
Resiliating a lease consists in terminating a rental agreement. A tenant or landlord who has signed such an agreement may resiliate the lease at any time in the situations provided for by law. The obligations of the tenant and the landlord cease as of the date of resiliation. Resiliation of a lease by the landlordThe landlord must exercise recourse before the Régie du logement if he or she wishes to resiliate the lease of a tenant who does not fulfil his or her obligations. For example, the tenant
Resiliation of a lease by the tenantA tenant must exercise recourse before the Régie du logement if he or she wishes to resiliate a lease because the landlord does not fulfil his or her obligations. For example, the landlord
Once recourse has been exercised, both parties, namely, the tenant and the landlord, have to prepare for a hearing before the Régie du logement. A lease may be resiliated in the following cases without exercising recourse before the Régie du logement:
Resiliation of a lease is not permitted in the following casesThe following reasons cannot be used to terminate a lease:
A tenant who wishes to leave a dwelling but is in neither of the listed situations allowing him or her to do so may
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