What Can I Be Evicted For -- And What Is The Process?

A landlord may not evict you without prior, written notice, except in the case of non­payment of rent. If a landlord wants to evict you for violating your tenancy agreement, it must be a violation of a specific lease provision and he must take action within six months of the violation. If your landlord serves you with a Notice to Correct or Vacate, document, indicating an intention to evict if you do not remedy the problem, you have 30 days to correct the violation.

You can also be evicted if the building you live in is scheduled for substantial renovations or alterations, or is to be demolished or no longer used as a housing property. In such cases, you have several rights as a tenant, including the right to be notified months in advance, the right to relocation assistance, or possibly the opportunity to buy your dwelling, depending on the situation. Contact the HRA for more details.

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