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Disagreement on legal remedies for ongoing bad tenant problem

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 10:50 AM | By Chris Young

Vexing and at times even vexatious, so-called “professional tenants” are well known to advocates on both sides of the landlord-tenant divide. But as any landlord caught in one of these horror stories knows, pinning them down under the present rules can be a drawn-out, draining process.

Patrick Greco, Shibley RightonOntario MPP and housing critic Ernie Hardeman recently entered the fray, arguing for a registry of “frequent flyers” with a history of abusing a process meant to protect tenants. Others have called for transparency in Landlord and...