The unit me and another tenant have been renting for 11 months now has been deemed illegal, in a whats supposed to be a single family unit to comply with the zoning and fire safety laws . There are 11 units, 9 currently rented, 3 illegal units. We have been issued a form N13 and my date of termination after receiving 120 days notice is march 31st. Now that i know this. I have to move and incur expenses and undue hardship due to no fault of my own and i was un-aware the unit was illegal.Is it illegal for my landlord to collect the upcoming months rent of December to march 31st because the unit is illegal. I found this -> Defense
Answer by Kenneth Wise
Posted almost 4 years ago
Ken Wise B.A, LL.B, LL.M
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