The LTB had a hearing and made an eviction order. What can I do?

Important COVID-19 update about the Landlord and Tenant Board

Because of COVID-19, the Landlord and Tenant Board has changed some of its processes. You can learn more in the question: How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way the LTB handles cases?

If you had a (LTB) hearing about your eviction case, the might have told you their decision at the end of the hearing. Or they might have told you they would make their decision later.

Either way, the LTB will send copies of the decision to you and your landlord. The LTB's decision is called an .

If the LTB has decided to you, the eviction order will have wording like “The between the Landlord and the Tenants is terminated, as of [date]. The Tenants must move out of the rental unit on or before [date].”

If you've decided to move, you should do so by the day that the LTB has ordered you to move out. This is sometimes called the and it is usually on the last page of the order. After the termination date, your landlord can get a court official called the Sheriff to physically evict you.

If you don't want to move, you must do something about the eviction order right away.

Some things that you might be able to do are:

  • pay the money you owe, if the eviction is because you owe rent
  • ask the LTB to review or reconsider the decision
  • ask a court to change the decision
  • ask your landlord to agree to let you stay
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