What if my landlord harasses me or invades my privacy?
Question & AnswerWhat if my landlord harasses me or invades my privacy?
2. Explain the problem and ask for remedies
In Part 2 of the form, you should choose Reason 3, and any other reasons that describe your situation.
There is a large box for you to explain more about what happened. You can add extra pages if this is not enough room. Give as much detail as you can, for example:
- what the problem is (if there is more than one, list them all)
- when each problem started
- how long it has been going on
- when you told your landlord about it
- what they have done to stop it
In Part 3 of the form, you choose what kind of orders you want the Board to make. These orders are sometimes called .
For example, you can ask the Board to your landlord to:
- stop the behaviour (Remedy 2)
- pay a fine to the Board (Remedy 3)
- pay you a “rent abatement”, which means give back some of the rent you paid during the time that the problems were happening (Remedy 1)
- repay your moving costs and any increase in rent for up to a year, if you had to move because of the (Remedies 6 and 7)
The Board also has other powers. Try to get legal advice to make sure you ask for everything you might be entitled to in your case.