COVID-19 Information By Province
- Only repairs related to the health and safety of the unit will only be permitted. (remove the second “only”).
- Renters who are experience a loss of income during the COVID19 pandemic can apply for the Provinces new temporary rental supplement.(change “experience” to “experiencing)”.
- Landlords are required to work with residential and mobile home site tenants to work out a payment plan before an application for possession of the premises due to non-payment of rent will be considered. (remove “due to non-payment of rent”)
- Non-urgent eviction hearings are in place until May 31st and will be monitored to determine if additional adjustments are required. (change “in place” to “postponed”)
- New regulations that have been passed stated the prevention of evictions over the next 90 days for residential tenants who are self-isolating or unable to pay their rent on time due to COVID-19. The regulations will also allow tenants to pay their rent late if they are unable to pay it when it is due.
- Landlords are not able to evict if the tenant or a member of their household is subject to a health protection measure.
- The new rental supplement will help households by offering up to $500 a month towards their rent and will be paid directly to landlords on their behalf. This supplement will be available to renters who are facing financial hardships as a result of COVID-19.
- Other measures include but not limited to; halting evictions, halting the enforcement of existing eviction and freezing new annual rent increases. Renters who are experience a loss of income during the COVID19 pandemic can apply for the Provinces new temporary rental supplement.
- No one will be evicted for non-payment of rent and/or utilities until after April 30, 2020.
- Landlords are required to work with residential and mobile home site tenants to work out a payment plan before an application for possession of the premises due to non-payment of rent will be considered.
- Government freezes any rent increases scheduled to take effect on April 1st or later and all hearings are postponed for non-urgent matters to halt evictions.
- Non-urgent eviction hearings are in place until May 31st and will be monitored to determine if additional adjustments are required.
- Government is temporarily suspending eviction hearings as a result of the COVID-19 emergency related to missed or late rent. Previous eviction orders for non-urgent matters will not be enforced.
- Tenants who are unable to pay their rent during the state of emergency will be expected to pay their rent in full once the state of emergency is over.
- The attorney general has granted an order suspending the enforcement of residential evictions until further notice.
- Tribunals Ontario will not issue any eviction orders until further notice.
- The Regie du logement continues to suspend its hearings. The effects of any decision by the Regie du logement or any judgment by a tribunal authorizing the repossession of a dwelling or the eviction of the lessee of a dwelling are suspended, as are the effects of any decision or any judgment ordering the eviction of the lessee or occupant of a dwelling.
- Effective immediately for the following three months, no tenant can be evicted because their income has been impacted by COVID-19.
Prince Edward Island:
- Eviction orders will not be enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- The commission advised the public that the rental office will not hold hearings for non-payment of rent.
- The right of landlords to require tenants to vacate for non-payment of rent and the authority of residential tenancies officers to evict tenants for the same reason of rent are suspended until May 31, 2020.
NFLD & Labrador:
- Tenants of rental properties cannot be evicted if they have lost income resulting from COVID-19 and are not able to pay rent.
For more information please refer to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.