08 October 2015
The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) notes, while reading the annual report of the Régie du logement for the fiscal year 2014-2015, that rental housing owners are still seeing their investment and their time reduced by delays of almost two years.
"The delay for a common cause, such as - for instance - a disordered peaceful enjoyment of the premises, takes an average of 20.3 months before being heard. And this is only the first hearing date. One does not speak yet of possible postponements and the reception of the decision," says the APQ.
Although a slight decrease of 6.3% of cases of non-payment of rent is reported, 40,905 files were submitted in 2014-2015, more than half of the total number of files, i.e. 69,821.
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