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Is The Lease Invalid Because of Deposit? 

Brookside
Brookside
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Posted On: 13 days ago
Brookside
Brookside
Posts: 1
Hello,

I paid security deposit on top of the first&last month rent, which is illegal in Ontario.

I need to move out 2 months earlier, I gave a 60-day notice but my landlord did not agree.

Is the lease invalid because of the illegal deposit?

Thank you
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Posted On: 11 days ago
Moderator
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Hello,

Thank you for sharing your situation and question with us.

We can appreciate that you would be concerned about this situation.

It is best that you contact the nearest Community Legal Clinic for some information and advice specific to your situation.

I hope this information is helpful. Please let us know if you have further questions and if there is any follow up to your question/situation.

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Settlement.Org Content and Information/Referral Specialist, CIRS
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