What is a renoviction?

A renoviction is when a landlord evicts a tenant to repair or to renovate the rental unit. The unit is often more expensive when it is placed back on the rental market after the repairs or renovations are complete. Landlords need to issue an N13 notice in order to do renovations, but this doesn’t always happen. Sometimes a landlord might pressure or intimidate a tenant to leave. For example, raising the price of building amenities, making frequent and unannounced visits, or delaying response to maintenance requests.


There have been significant increases with covid and large companies practicing renovictions.


More information on evictions/renovictions and tenants rights you can check out this link: https://acorncanada.org/tenant-rights-ontario

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