Régie du logement
A landlord has the right to repossess the dwelling when the lease expires as a residence for
Notice to tenant The landlord must give the tenant written notice, within the prescribed time, of his or her intention to retake possession of the dwelling. Tenant’s reply The tenant must inform the landlord in writing, within the prescribed time, as to whether he or she agrees or refuses to vacate the dwelling. Repossession of a dwelling by a co-owner of an immovable held in undivided co-ownership A co-owner of an immovable held in undivided co-ownership (see definitions) can repossess a dwelling on the condition that the only other co-owner is his or her spouse.
Tenant aged 70 and older
Landlords have no right to eject a tenant who is respecting all the following conditions:
However, landlord can retake possession of the dwelling in one of the following conditions:
Person connected by marriage or a civil union A relative of the landlord’s spouse (by marriage or civil union); for example, the landlord’s mother-in-law, sister-in-law or son-in-law. Immovable held in undivided co-ownership The property as a whole belongs jointly to more than one owner (owning an undivided share) and no part of it is exclusively owned by any one of them.
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