Hamilton Slumlords

A Tenant’s View of the Landlord and Tenant Board, Hamilton Property Standards, and Slumlords in a Dysfunctional City in a Dysfunctional Province.

  • Welcome to a Tenant’s Nightmare

    June 25, 2019 by

    If you are a tenant in Hamilton, Ontario, you’re probably already aware of the difficulties in finding accommodation in the city. But once you’ve found it, you’re all set, right? This blog is intended to document one tenant’s quest for compensation for substandard housing. Should be simple, right? It is intended to be read in… Read more

  • Part 25 – August 11-13, 2017

    February 9, 2020 by

    The Pollingtons held a loud, drunken “family barbeque” all weekend. A couple of requests to Richard Pollington to hold the noise down resulted in some verbal abuse directed my way, but nothing else. It was lointless to call bylaw or the police, since the noise couldn’t be heard much beyond the driveway of the building.

  • Part 24 – August 10, 2017

    January 24, 2020 by

    Today’s hearing was for our landlord’s L2 application, based on the N5 Notices we’d been served on May 26, 2017 and July 20, 2017. The hearing recording is here: 2017-08-10 SOL-84218-17 Hearing Recording – Part 1 of 2.mp3 2017-08-10 SOL-84218-17 Hearing Recording – Part 2 of 2.mp3 There was a lot of skulduggery by Yahkni… Read more

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