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Suing LTB

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Suing LTB

In Ontario, what is the possibility to sue LTB for their unreasonable delay that cause landlord's unnecessary financial and emotion suffering. Their service standard is 25 business days to have a hearing date. Anyone tried?
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Can the LTB be sued? It's part of the government, wouldn't it have some sort of legal immunity?
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MrNobody wrote: Can the LTB be sued? It's part of the government, wouldn't it have some sort of legal immunity?
I wouldn't call it "immunity", more like sharing the same bed sorta speak.
If the plaintiff wins, the LTB may be dissolved because it would set a precedent which will open the floodgates.
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realtorhome wrote: I wouldn't call it "immunity", more like sharing the same bed sorta speak.
If the plaintiff wins, the LTB may be dissolved because it would set a precedent which will open the floodgates.
LTB should be dissolved
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lolbeast wrote: LTB should be dissolved
ya that will solve all the problems... to many landlords blaming the LTB for bad business decisions which i find comical.
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LordOfTheManor wrote: Landlord has filed…

https://soloontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Statement-of-Claim-Plaintiff-Kalu-22-DEC-2022.pdf

End of day, for LTB to be faster, you are going to have to pay for it via tax. Cheaper to just pay tenant to f**k off.
Surely doubling their capacity to adjudicate disputes wouldn't cost much? Simplifying evictions for non-payment could eliminate a lot of the backlog?
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fogetmylogin wrote: Surely doubling their capacity to adjudicate disputes wouldn't cost much? Simplifying evictions for non-payment could eliminate a lot of the backlog?
Nonpayment evictions should take like 5 minutes each and can be adjudicated by ChatGPT
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LordOfTheManor wrote: Landlord has filed…

https://soloontario.ca/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Statement-of-Claim-Plaintiff-Kalu-22-DEC-2022.pdf

End of day, for LTB to be faster, you are going to have to pay for it via tax. Cheaper to just pay tenant to f**k off.
I hope she wins.
I think we (all) should pay for this collectively via our taxes.
lolbeast wrote: Nonpayment evictions should take like 5 minutes each and can be adjudicated by ChatGPT
This is what I don't get. When the tenants aren't even making the effort pay rent and know they are untouchable; why would any government encourage such behaviour. It only hurts tenants who do fall on hard times and can't pay. Because eventually both groups will get lumped in together and evicted together.
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Agreed. if a department fail to fulfill its duty, it should be disoved.
lolbeast wrote: LTB should be dissolved
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lolbeast wrote: Nonpayment evictions should take like 5 minutes each and can be adjudicated by ChatGPT
Entire LTB should be replaced by ChatGPT…it doesnt require any brain.

In fact, this is what ChatGPT said:

Here are some general principles that could be included in a fair policy for landlords and tenants:

Both landlords and tenants should be treated with respect and should be expected to treat each other with respect.
Landlords should be required to maintain the rental unit in a safe and habitable condition, and tenants should be required to take care of the rental unit and not cause damage.
Landlords should have the right to charge a reasonable rent, and tenants should have the right to a rental unit that is worth the amount they are paying.
Landlords should have the right to evict tenants for legitimate reasons, such as non-payment of rent or damage to the rental unit, and tenants should have the right to challenge an eviction if they believe it is not justified.
Landlords and tenants should have the right to privacy and quiet enjoyment of their rental unit.
Landlords and tenants should be able to resolve disputes in a fair and timely manner, through negotiation or with the help of a neutral third party, such as ChatGPT or other similar AI.
To the moon
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Did ChatGPT just try to hire itself?!
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lolbeast wrote: LTB should be dissolved
If they get dissolved, all those renters that work there will be homeless.

It used to be a perk, only renters get hired by ltb.
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f00kie wrote: Did ChatGPT just try to hire itself?!
Tried to sneak one in at the end.
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Hope something comes out of it, but I doubt it. Anyway to keep updated on when this will be tried in court and the result?

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