NB PET OWNERS' RIGHTS INITIATIVE


 

HELP US END OCCUPANCY DISCRIMINATION

AGAINST RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERS IN

NEW BRUNSWICK -- A PRACTICE WHICH IS

ILLEGAL IN ONTARIO.

Find out more below >> all animal lovers can help!

Since 2006, Part II of the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act dealing with Tenancy Agreements makes it illegal to advertise, include or enforce "no pets" clauses when leasing residential property:

FROM THE ACT: 

14. A provision in a tenancy agreement prohibiting the presence of animals in or about the residential complex is void.  2006, c. 17, s. 14.

 If a landlord has an issue with pet behavior or irresponsible tenant, then they must apply to the Ontario Board for permission to terminate the lease.

FROM THE ACT: 

76. (1) If an application based on a notice of termination under section 64, 65 or 66 is grounded on the presence, control or behaviour of an animal in or about the residential complex, the Board shall not make an order terminating the tenancy and evicting the tenant without being satisfied that the tenant is keeping an animal and that,

    (a) subject to subsection (2), the past behaviour of an animal of that species has substantially interfered with the reasonable enjoyment of the residential complex for all usual purposes by the landlord or other tenants;

    (b) subject to subsection (3), the presence of an animal of that species has caused the landlord or another tenant to suffer a serious allergic reaction; or

    (c) the presence of an animal of that species or breed is inherently dangerous to the safety of the landlord or the other tenants.

2006, c. 17, s. 76 (1).

(2) The Board shall not make an order terminating the tenancy and evicting the tenant relying on clause (1) (a) if it is satisfied that the animal kept by the tenant did not cause or contribute to the substantial interference.  2006, c. 17, s. 76 (2).

(3) The Board shall not make an order terminating the tenancy and evicting the tenant relying on clause (1) (b) if it is satisfied that the animal kept by the tenant did not cause or contribute to the allergic reaction.  2006, c. 17, s. 76 (3).


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