August 7, 2016
Quebec’s rental board has ruled a Verdun landlord has the right to change the locks on a tenant to stop him from renting out his apartment every night, in a decision that could have consequences for other Airbnb users in the province. In the July 26 ruling, the Régie du logement said the tenant, Quan Sheng Li, must stop renting out the apartment and continue to pay rent to the landlord. The property is owned by Summit Property Management. Tristan Pungartnik, the company’s director of operations, said the unit was being rented out constantly through the popular online vacation-home rental site….