Ontario activist blasts View Towers evictions


The ‘renovictions’ that happened recently at View Towers wouldn’t be possible in Ontario thanks to provincial legislation.

A Toronto-based tenants advocate says the mass eviction of 70 View Towers residents following a fire last month could not happen in Ontario because that province’s legislation has better protections for renters. Many residents displaced after the May 15 fire were asked to sign mutual agreements to end tenancy to secure their damage deposits and half month’s rent — something they later found out they were not legally required to do.

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Source: Times Colonist

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