Entries Tagged as 'discrimination'

Secrets of Cultural Discrimination

December 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Secrets of Cultural Discrimination · Personal House, Property Management, Rental Property

This is in response to a telephone call I got today… Landlord – Hi, can you find me a tenant of X origin? I’m of country X and I only want my nationality for a tenant. Me – No, that’s discrimination and it’s against the law. You’ll have to do it yourself. Landlord – Well […]

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Discrimination Case Update

September 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Property Management, Rental Property

A while back I wrote a post about the stupidest landlord alive, a man who must have been hiding under a rock the past few years. He missed the advent of rights for gays and lesbians and he’s a thief too. If you haven’t read the story already, it’s here Landlord 101 – Discrimination Edition […]

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Landlord 101 – Immigrants

September 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Rental Property

In the news a few days ago, a story about landlords taking multi-month deposits from new immigrants to Canada. This was reported in Quebec but I can assure you that it is also true in Toronto, Ontario. I have said it before and I will say it again that immigrants are good credit risks. There […]

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Why Landlords Should Learn The Law

August 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · Landlord & Tenant Board, Landlord Advocacy, Property Management, Rental Property

I wrote a story a while back about a tenant that had moved into our building and caused a flood and had been found by our super passed out cold next to a giant sex toy. I wrote it for Mike over at Money Smarts Blog. He finally published it. It is very funny. It’s […]

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Landlord 102 – Discrimination Edition Update

July 11th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Commercial Property, Landlord Advocacy, Property Management

Back in June I did an post called Landlord 101 – Discrimination Edition and I thought it would be smart to do an update to it as I have done further research. Discrimination Law First of all every landlord should be informed of the law. You can find the relevant fact sheet on discrimination at […]

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