Residential Tenancies Act (RTA)

Effective date: September 30, 2011

Revised January 2018

Relevant Legislation:

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

Intent:

All housing provided by LOFT will be governed by the Residential Tenancies Act (2006).

Definitions:

Not applicable to this policy.

Policy:

All LOFT staff will abide by the Residential Tenancies Act.  The purposes of this Act are to provide protection for residential tenants from unlawful rent increases and unlawful evictions, to establish a framework for the regulation of residential rents, to balance the rights and responsibilities of residential landlords and tenants and to provide for the adjudication of disputes and for other processes to informally resolve disputes.

Procedures:

See program manual.