Glossary - Housing Law

land lease home

In Housing Law

A land lease home is a home that is owned by someone who does not own the land the home is on. The owner of the home is a residential tenant who pays rent for the land. They might also pay for common areas and services, like recreational facilities or snow plowing. This arrangement is like a mobile home park except the homes are permanent structures that are not designed to be moved.

Landlord and Tenant Board

In Housing Law, Human Rights

An independent agency set up by the Ontario government to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants. It is similar to a court, but less formal. It has “members” who are like judges and make decisions after hearing both sides.

lease

In Housing Law

Usually means a written tenancy agreement, often one for a fixed term.

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