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Friday, October 31, 2014
Saskatchewan Justice

The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 and Regulations came into force on March 1, 2007, to help meet the changing needs of residential landlords and tenants in Saskatchewan.

The legislation strikes an important balance between the needs of tenants for safe, secure and affordable living accommodations, and the legitimate need for landlords to earn reasonable profits from their rental properties. The purpose of the new legislation is to help maintain a viable and profitable residential housing industry in Saskatchewan that benefits both tenants and landlords.

There are amendments to the legislation that came into effect December 2008 and June 2009 that deal with rent increases, the handling of security deposits and evictions.

General principles of The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006; Terminology; What property is affected and what property does not come under the legislation and Out-of-province landlords.

This section has information on standard conditions, written agreements, security deposits and pet fees.

This section is information on how to request repairs; the landlord's right of access, rent increases, the sale and purchase of rental property and dealing with pest infestations.

This section provides information on notice requirements;how a tenant ends a tenancy as well as how a landlord ends a tenancy.

Municipal powers under The Tax Enforcement Act; condominium association powers under The Condominium Property Act, 1993; housing co-operative powers under The Co-operatives Act, 1996.

How to deal with Security Deposits and what to do about property left behind by tenants.

This section explains tell how to prepare for a hearing, how to deliver documents, about the process of applying to get an order, about an order of possession, and how to enforce a monetary award. 



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