Commercial Tenancies in Ontario
Many businesses are now being forced to close or adapt the way they deliver their goods and services, resulting in rapid losses of revenue, shortfalls in liquidity, and defaults on rent payments.
Some tenants are wondering what options they have to terminate their leases, how to bring a dispute before the proper authority and how the dispute resolution process works. Landlords, on the other hand, are looking for guidance about their rights as they worry about leasing commercial spaces in a challenging economic climate.
Commercial Tenancies in Ontario is an abridged version of the highly respected Ontario Real Estate Law Guide loose-leaf. This authoritative and timely resource covers the laws, principles and practices governing commercial tenancies in Ontario. It offers landlords and tenants – and their advisors – the guidance they need.
Written in plain, easy-to-understand language, Commercial Tenancies in Ontario is a valuable text that will be helpful for real estate lawyers, businesses, organizations and government entities who lease commercial spaces as it sets out their rights and obligations, as well as the practical aspects of their commercial tenancy relationship including notice and termination requirements and appeals.
A Go-To Reference
Commercial Tenancies in Ontario is an invaluable resource and would be particularly useful for:
- Lawyers and paralegals who advise and/or represent clients before the tribunal
- Corporate entities, organizations and government bodies who hold commercial leases as it includes case law and legislation
- Landlords and property management agencies who are self-represented and need to understand the laws governing their rental relationship
Table of contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Relationship of Landlord and Tenant
Chapter 3: Essential Terms and Formal Requirements
Chapter 4: Premises and Common Areas
Chapter 5: Real Property and Other Taxes
Chapter 6: Term of Lease and Renewals
Chapter 7: Rent
Chapter 8: Covenants
Chapter 9: Priorities: Landlords, Mortgagees and Tenant’s Creditors
Chapter 10: Bankruptcy and Insolvency of Landlord and Tenant
Chapter 11: Assignment and Subletting by Landlord and Tenant
Chapter 12: Termination of Lease Otherwise Than for Breach
Chapter 13: Remedies for Breach of Lease
Chapter 14: Insurance