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L2 Form – Application to End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money
What is Form L2 Application End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money, Ontario, Canada 2023?
Form L2 Application is used by a landlord or property manager in Ontario, Canada, to End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money. You can use this form to formally ask the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) to revoke the tenant’s lease and evict them.
You should give the Form L2 Application by 30 days following the termination date specified in the Notice to End Your Tenancy.
The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), Ontario, Canada, provides the form. Click here to download the Form L2 Application End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money, Ontario, Canada.
Reasons for Filling Out a Form L2 Application End Tenancy and Evict Tenant or Collect Money, Ontario, Canada 2023?
The L2 Form is usually used when the tenant has violated the tenancy agreement terms, or their rent is due for a long time. It is filed to:
- Terminate the tenancy agreement and evict a tenant after giving the tenant one of the Notices to End Tenancy:
- Form N5 (for Interference, Damage or Overcrowding),
- Form N6 (for Illegal Acts),
- Form N7 (for Serious Problems Caused in the Rental Unit or Residential Complex),
- Form N8 (at the End of the Term),
- Form N12 (Landlord, a Purchaser or a Family Member Requires the Rental Unit),
- Form N13 (Landlord Wants to Demolish the Rental Unit, Repair it or Convert it to Another Use).
- Terminate the tenancy agreement and evict a tenant because the tenant abandoned the rental unit or because the tenant is a superintendent whose recruitment ended.
- Collect the money the tenant owes you for damaging the rental unit, showing false income in social housing, or accommodating in the rental unit even after the termination date.
How to Complete the Form L1 Application?
The Form L1 Application consists of 4 Parts, which are as follows:
Part 1- General Information
- The Address of the Rental Unit
- Landlord’s Name and Address and Contact Information
- Tenant Names and Address and Contact Information
- Any unresolved applications related to the rental unit.
- Are the tenants in possession of the rental unit?
Part 2 – Select And Explain The Reasons For Your Application To End A Tenancy.
Part 3 – Applying to Collect Money the Tenant Owes
- Select and explain the reasons for the application,
- Provide the calculated amount the tenant owes you.
You can apply to collect the owed money for the following:
- Compensation for the number of days the tenant stays in the rental unit after the termination date stated in the Notice to End the Tenancy,
- The bank charges and related administration charges for NSF cheques the tenant gave,
- The due utility costs,
- Compensation for damage the tenant, their guest, or another occupant of the rental unit caused to the rental unit or the residential complex,
- Expenses incurred because the tenant, their guest, or another occupant of the rental unit interfered with your reasonable enjoyment or lawful right, privilege or interest;
- The extra amount the tenant would have paid the tenant if they did not misrepresent their income or that of their family in a Rent-Geared-to-Income rental unit.
Do not use this form to collect rent if the tenant has moved out. If the renter left the rental unit within a year, submit an L10 Application to Collect Money a Former Tenant Owes.
Note: NSF cheque charges can only be claimed if the tenant stays in the rental unit after the termination date in the Notice to End your Tenancy.
You can claim a maximum of $35,000. To collect more than $35,000 from the tenant, go to court, not the LTB. You can’t sue your tenant for more than $35,000 after the LTB rules on your application.
Shading the appropriate box or boxes to indicate why you believe the tenant owes you money.
Shade this box if the tenant is to pay you for the days they reside in the rental unit after the termination date, and you are applying after giving them the notice to end your tenancy.
NSF Cheque-Related Charges
Shade this box if the tenant sent a cheque returned to you for non-sufficient funds (NSF) and did not compensate for the costs.
Complete the table to show your calculation of NSF charges the tenant owes. Fill in one row for each tenant’s NSF cheque and include the following information:
- The amount of the cheque,
- The date of the cheque,
- The date the bank charged you for the NSF cheque (under Date NSF Charge Incurred),
- The amount the bank charged you for the NSF cheque (under Bank Charge for NSF Cheque),
- The sum amount of your related administration charges (under Landlord’s Administration Charge),
- Calculate the amounts for each row in the Total Charge column by adding the amount for Landlord’s Administration Charge and the amount for Bank Charge for NSF Cheque without including the Cheque Amount.
- Calculate the amount for Total NSF Related Charges Owing by adding the amounts you filled in the Total Charge column.
If the renter fails to pay utility bills as the leasing agreement requires, shade this box. Heat, electricity, and water are utilities. Enter the tenant’s estimated debt.
Calculate the tenant’s debt in the table. Fill in one row of the table for each utility bill and include the following pieces of information:
- the name of the utility company,
- the date of the utility bill,
- the total amount of the utility bill,
- the period covered by the utility bill,
- the amount of the bill that has already been paid by the tenant (enter $0 if nothing has been paid),
- the amount of the utility bill still owed by the tenant.
Use the space after the chart to add details about your utility costs.
Give the tenant and LTB utility bills before the hearing. The evidence disclosure deadline is in the Notice of Hearing or LTB Rule 19.
Before the hearing, give the tenant and LTB a copy of the written tenancy agreement demanding utility payments.
Shade this box if the tenant, a visitor, or another resident willfully or negligently damages the rented property. Normal wear and tear are not considered as damage.
Enter the total tenant debt. Describe the property damage and how you determined the repair or replacement expenses. Include each repair or replacement cost. Include cost estimates if you haven’t replaced or repaired it yet.
Before the hearing, give the renter and LTB copies of your damage and repair costs evidence. The evidence disclosure deadline is in the Notice of Hearing or LTB Rule 19.
Misrepresentation of Income
Shade this box if the rent-geared-to-income tenant has misrepresented their income or those of family members. Fill in the rent and demonstrate how you calculated it. Depending on their income, this amount must reflect the difference between the tenant’s rent and what they should have paid.
Information about the Tenant’s Rent and Rent Deposit
The LTB will deduct any rent deposit and interest you owe the tenant if you apply to collect tenant debt. If there was no rent deposit received, leave these boxes empty.
Follow the steps if you collected a rent deposit from the tenant:
- Fill in the current rent that you charge.
- Fill in the amount of rent you currently hold as a rent deposit and the date you collected it.
- If applicable, fill in the start and end date of the last period for which you paid the tenant interest on the rent deposit.
Part 4 – Applicant’s signature
Include the information of a lawyer or paralegal representative in this section if you have one.
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Important Information Regarding Form L2 Application End Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money, Ontario, Canada 2023?
- Fill Out Schedule A if you used Form N13: Notice to End Your Tenancy at the End of the Term Because the Landlord Wants to Demolish the Rental Unit, Repair it or Convert it to Another Use.
- Fill Out Schedule B if you used Form N12: Notice to End your Tenancy Because the Landlord, a Purchaser or a Family Member Requires the Rental Unit.
- If you gave the tenant a Notice to End your Tenancy, submit all application pages with the LTB, excluding the 1st page. Include a copy of the Certificate of Service and the notice you gave the tenant. You’ll get a Notice of Hearing from the LTB that details the date, time, and place of your hearing.
- The Application can be submitted to the LTB by –
- In Person
- Pay the application fee of $201 to the LTB as you file the application, or if you e-File, the application fee is $186. If you do not pay the fee, the LTB will not process your application. You can’t pay by cash or debit card if you mail the application; you can pay by credit card or debit card if you e-File the application.
- If you physically submit the application, you can pay the fee with cash, a certified check, a money order payable to the Minister of Finance, a credit card, a debit card, or cash.
- Complete the Request for French-Language Services or Request for Accommodation form at the end of this application if you need additional services at the hearing.
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What to Do If You Have Any Questions about Form L2 Application End Tenancy and Evict a Tenant or Collect Money, Ontario, Canada 2023?
If you need more information about this Form or your rights, contact the Landlord and Tenant Board by:
Visiting their website with the following link: tribunalsontario.ca/ltb
Calling the LTB to speak to one of the Customer Service Officers:
Within the Toronto calling area: 416-645-8080
From outside Toronto: 1-888-332-3234
Note: Customer Service Officers are available Monday to Friday, except holidays, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
You can also access their automated information menu at the above numbers, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.