Saskatoon landlord still waiting for thousands in rent
The case of a Saskatoon landlord and a tenant who fell behind on rent payments may be re-opened.
Erin Perehudoff rented a home to Michelle Arcand in November of last year. Within months Arcand fell behind on payments. Perehudoff said her property was also ruined, with damage and garbage left behind.
Summary of changes - Bill 150
Effective July 1, 2015
An Act to amend The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
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"It's an everyday occurrence unfortunately," said Chanda Lockhart, executive officer of the SKLA.
"I hear it almost everyday where a tenant has skipped or been evicted for rent arrears, and on their way out they have done significant damage to the property."
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Erin Perehudoff says a bad renter owes her money after leaving a trail of destruction and garbage at her Saskatoon home.
"It was filthy. She didn't clean anything."- Erin Perehudoff
But despite a ruling from the Office of Residential Tenancies ordering Michelle Arcand to pay $3,156.20 to her former landlord, Arcand's employer refuses to garnishee her wages.
Arcand and her dog moved into the brand-new home on Evergreen Boulevard in November 2014, agreeing to pay Perehudoff $1,850 a month in rent, as well as an $1800 damage deposit.
Arcand soon fell behind on rent payments, and was ordered to leave by the end of March. She never did pay the full damage deposit.
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