What are my rights?
WHAT ABOUT MY LEASE?
WomenAWARE is extremely proud to have been a part of this groundbreaking initative and a participant on the committee for this change in Quebec. Since April 1, 2006, the Quebec Civil Code 1974.1 has allowed a tenant to terminate her/his residential lease if:
Her/His safety or that of a child living with her/him is threatened as a result of domestic violence on the part of a spouse or a former spouse, or as a result of sexual aggression, even on the part of someone who is neither a spouse or a former spouse.
Terminating her/his lease would ensure her/his safety or that of a child living with the tenant
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