News from Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB)
The purpose of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is to resolve disputes between residential landlords and tenants, and deal with eviction applications filed by non-profit housing co-operatives.
The LTB also provides information about its practices and procedures and the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act. The Board does not give legal advice.
You can call the Board at 1-888-332-3234 or 416-645-8080, and there is more detailed contact information on the Board website.More information
The 2017 rent increase guideline is 1.5 %, applies to most private residential rentals covered by the RTA, and is the most a landlord can increase the rent without applying to the LTB.
Four common application types can be e-filed – two for landlords and two for tenants, which together account for 80% of all applications received at the LTB.