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Article - As a follow up to our recent Bulletin about the Green Acres decision of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), which found…Read More about Another LTB Decision that Affects “Hybrid” Mobile Home/Seasonal Operations
Article - A recent decision of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) affirms that the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) does not apply…Read More about Ruling Confirms RTA Does Not Apply to Seasonal Campgrounds
Article - Landowners adjacent to public highways often have concerns about drainage impacts of those roads on their property.…Read More about Self-Help Drainage – Be Wary
Article - Where a building erected on one property encroaches onto a neighbouring property, provincial legislation may authorize…Read More about Upholding Encroachments – Honest Belief vs. Legal Title?
Article - Expropriation of land for a public purpose may impose significant financial loss on neighbouring property owners even…Read More about Expropriation Loss – Private Rights vs. Public Good
Article - It is not uncommon for buildings to contain long term tenants paying “below market” rent. Cohen Highley has had…Read More about Residential Tenancies: Increasing Rent & Building Value while Recouping Capital Investments
Article - Commonly, when a municipality imposes a property tax reduction, it will give you & your tenants notice of an automatic…Read More about The “Double Edged Sword” of Property Tax Decreases for Multi-Res Buildings
Article - Neighbours’ use of their adjoining properties sometimes conflict. Where is the balance between the property rights…Read More about Conflicting Use – Balancing Interests
Article - The Ontario Court of Appeal recently declared that owners of permanent structures on leased land are subject to the…Read More about Camping in Ontario Bulletin: A Windfall for “Campers” and Liability for Land Owners