Association of Quebec Landlords
Defending the rights and interests of property owners since 1984!
Participation in the Committee on Planning and the Public Domain on Bill 131 tabled by Minister Laurent Lessard, the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Regions and Land Occupancy - Bill 131: An Act to amend the Act respecting the Régie du logement and various Acts concerning municipal affairs.
• Our demands: to support this project which allows, among others, to re-empower the commissioners to make a decision foreclosed while being aware that other serious problems still exist and must be resolved as quickly as possible.
PRESS RELEASES & THE MEDIA
December 21, 2010: the APQ believes that Quebec City adopts an overly severe Regulation (Transformation of rental housing into condominiums if the dwellings have been empty for 10 years).
December 20, 2010: following the meeting of FRAPRU with the Minister responsible for Housing, the APQ wanted to respond.
December 14, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) responds to the demand of the RCLALQ which wishes a lease registry.
December 10, 2010: According to the Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) the repossession of a dwelling is also important for the tenant.
December 9, 2010: the APQ reminds owners of rental housing that it does not encourage giving presents, and discounts, in order to rent their housing faster and this despite the vacancy rate being up.
December 1, 2010: The landlords have no choice but to raise rents in Montreal according to the APQ.
November 16, 2010: As on numerous occasions, the Coalition of housing committees and tenants associations of Quebec (RCLALQ) is wrong in asking for a housing code.
November 15, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ): Bill 131 aims to limit abuse, the tenants should support these changes!
November 12, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) took the time to study the new provisions of Bill 131 and encourages parliamentarians to pass the legislation as soon as possible.
November 11, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) welcomes the new provisions of Bill 131 on the Régie du logement.
November 9, 2010: The APQ refutes the idea of the RCLALQ applying for a real rent control.
July 23, 2010: The APQ believes that the deposit would allow to make tenants aware of the impact of their negative behaviors.
July 2, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) is pleased to have supported building owners due to its open “hotline.”
July 1, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) announces a “hotlines” day and launches a free practical guide for owners and moving day on 1 July.
June 29, 2010: The APQ believes that the deposit would make tenants aware of the impact of their negative behaviors, the APQ recommends ZERO tolerance.
June 21, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ): A study shows that ‘helping the stone’ must stop.
June 15, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ): The CMHC report shows that rents are too low in Quebec.
21 April 2010: Reducing delays at the Régie du logement – the APQ (Association of Quebec Landlords) thinks that the tenants’ associations should stop complaining and work together to establish a simple and beneficial solution for all!
March 30, 2010: The Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) notes that the Bachand budget ignores owners of apartment buildings.
30 March 2010: Response to the RCLALQ: the Association of Quebec Landlords (APQ) contends that the landlords are also penalized by too long delays and lack of additional resources at the Régie du logement.
23 February 2010: In response to the tenants’ associations: Housing prices in Quebec are the lowest in Canada.
January 21, 2010: Régie du logement: the APQ (Association of Quebec Landlords) warns owners to ensure that rent increases reflect higher property taxes.
January 13, 2010: The landlords will have to raise rents in Montreal.
It is with pride and on behalf of all landlords that the President of the APQ, Mr. Martin Messier, commented most of his cases on and in:
* Radio: broadcast on Radio Canada, CIBL, CJAD, various local radio stations;
* Television: channels TQS, LCN, TVA, SRC, Argent;
* Various regional and provincial newspapers (La Presse, Le Journal de Montreal ...).
GREAT FIRST IN QUEBEC!
The APQ held an open-line day on July 1, 2010 to assist all owners of rental housing in Quebec, members or non-members alike, with free advice thanks to its toll-free open phone line.
IMPORTANT NEWS IN THE RENTAL FIELD:
A parliamentary reform is planned for the spring of 2011 on the Law respecting the Régie du logement.
The APQ will actively participate in the special consultations and defend the interests of all owners of rental housing in Quebec. The APQ hopes that the method of fixing of the rent and the time of delay before a hearing will find a satisfactory solution.