It can happen that a neighbour next door to your building disturbs your tenants in one way or another, through renovation/construction work, parties, noise, etc Can these have consequences for you as a landlord? Yes, they can.
The Régie du bâtiment du Québec makes a point of reminding the owners and the managers of buildings that vigilance and prevention remain the surest means to avoid a dramatic situation.
The tenant can make a claim for damages caused when the landlord repossesses the dwelling in bad faith. He may also ask that the landlord be condemned to pay punitive damages.
Each year we receive calls from property owners who are unsure how to interact with their new tenants at the beginning of this new landlord-tenant relationship.
During the handing-over of a dwelling, the assessment of the condition premises is an often neglected step.