Having trouble with your rental property? Trying to get rid of a bad tenant?
Here are the exact steps you need to follow to evict a tenant in New Brunswick:
1. Give the tenant a notice to end their tenancy, using the proper form and giving the correct amount of notice required by law.
2. If the tenant does not leave by the date specified in the notice, file an application for eviction with the Residential Tenancies Branch.
3. A hearing will be scheduled and both you and the tenant will have a chance to present your case.
4. If the eviction is approved, the Branch will issue an Eviction Order.
5. The sheriff will serve the Eviction Order on the tenant and, if necessary, help you to remove them from the property.
Follow these steps and you will be able to evict a tenant in New Brunswick.
Is it hard to evict a tenant in New Brunswick?
The process for evicting a tenant in New Brunswick is not overly complicated.
However, it is important to follow the steps correctly and to have all of the required documentation in order.
If you do not follow the proper procedures, you may find yourself facing a lengthy and expensive legal battle.
What are some of the reasons I can evict a tenant in New Brunswick?
There are a number of reasons why you may need to evict a tenant in New Brunswick, including:
- non-payment of rent
- causing damage to the property
- disruptive or disorderly behaviour
- engaging in illegal activity on the premises.
How much notice do I have to give a tenant before evicting them in New Brunswick?
The amount of notice you are required to give a tenant before evicting them will depend on the reason for the eviction.
For example, if you are evicting a tenant for non-payment of rent, you must give them 14 days’ notice.
However, if you are evicting a tenant for causing damage to the property, you may give them as little as 24 hours’ notice.
Can I change the locks on my property if a tenant is not paying rent?
No, you cannot change the locks on your property if a tenant is not paying rent.
This is considered illegal self-help eviction and you could be fined or even jailed for taking this kind of action.
If you want to evict a tenant in New Brunswick, make sure to follow the proper procedures and give them the required amount of notice.
This will help to ensure that the process goes smoothly and that you do not find yourself in legal hot water.