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The most effective way to proceed is to serve the proper notice of early termination which is a Form N5 detailing all of the problems caused by this tenant. If the situation is not corrected within seven days then you will have to file the application with the Landlord and Tenant Board to go to a hearing and have the matter decided by an adjudicator. To ensure that your case is persuasive, you should have other tenants come to the hearing to testify in person about the disturbances, a written statement may not be accepted as proper evidence. The process of eviction can usually take about six to eight weeks and it costs $170.00 to file with the Board and the other costs you may incur is the Sheriff’s fees which are approximately $350.00.

If the noisy tenant is interfering with the other tenants reasonable enjoyment of the premises, you may issue a Form 5 – Notice of Termination. This form can be downloaded from the Landlord and Tenant Board’s website at www.ltb.gov.on.ca. In order for the notice to be effective, it will have to include a detailed account of the disupting events and behaviours including the times, dates and duration of each incident. You will need the co-operation of your other tenants to obtain this information. Once the tenant has received the Form N5, they have a seven day period to correct the problems. If the teant does not correct the problems you can file an application to the Landlord and Tenant Board to have the tenant evicted.

You can give the upstairs tenant an N5- Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early. When you issue the N5, you have to be as detailed as possible when describing the issues and include dates and times when the incidents are occurring. The N5 is a 20-day notice but the tenants have the first 7 days to correct the problems, otherwise you can file an application with the Landlord and Tenant Board to go to a hearing and ask for the termination of the tenancy. If you have to go to the Board, it’s very important to bring witnesses to the hearing so you should speak with your other tenants and ask them if they would be willing to come to the hearing to testify to what is going on.

You can give the offending tenant an N5- Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early. When you issue the N5, you have to be as detailed as possible when describing the issues and include dates and times when the incidents are occurring. The N5 is a 20-day notice but the tenants have the first 7 days to correct the problems, otherwise you can file an application with the Landlord and Tenant Board to go to a hearing and ask for the termination of the tenancy. If you have to go to the Board, it’s very important to bring witnesses to the hearing so you should speak with your other tenants and ask them if they would be willing to attend the hearing to testify to the occurrences.

When a tenant is disturbing another tenant in the house, the landlord can serve that tenant with a legal notice (Form N5- Notice to Terminate a Tenancy Early). This notice is a 20-day notice where the landlord has to describe, in detail, what the problems are and when they occur. The tenant will then have seven days to correct the situation, otherwise the landlord can file an application with the Landlord and Tenant Board to go to a hearing and seek termination of the tenancy. Based on all the issues you have described, the Form N5 would be the appropriate notice to serve the tenant. Forms can be obtained from the Landlord and Tenant Board’s website at www.ltb.gov.on.c