41:2 Bill 106, Rent Protection for All Tenants Act, 2017

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Rent Protection for All Tenants Act, 2017

EXPLANATORY NOTE

The Bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006. Currently, various categories of properties (rental units that were not occupied for any purpose before June 17, 1998; rental units no part of which was previously rented since July 29, 1975; rental units in buildings, mobile home parks and land lease communities no part of which was occupied for residential purposes before November 1, 1991) are exempted from rules governing rent increases. The Bill removes these exemptions.

Bill 106                                                                                                                                     2017

An Act to amend the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 to extend rules governing rent increases to certain types of rental units

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:

1 Subsection 6 (2) of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006is repealed and the following substituted:

Rules relating to rent

(2)  Sections 104, 111, 112, 120, 121, 122, 126 to 133, 165 and 167 do not apply with respect to a rental unit with respect to the period before the day the Rent Protection for All Tenants Act, 2017 comes into force if,

  (a)  it was not occupied for any purpose before June 17, 1998;

  (b)  it is a rental unit no part of which has been previously rented since July 29, 1975; or

   (c)  no part of the building, mobile home park or land lease community was occupied for residential purposes before November 1, 1991.

Commencement

2 This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.

Short title

3 The short title of this Act is the Rent Protection for All Tenants Act, 2017.

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