At the end of December, I received a registered letter from my landlord – I knew without opening it that it would be YET ANOTHER attempt at repossessing my apartment.
I decided to keep my holidays slightly lower stress by not opening the letter right away. I knew I had 30 days to deal with it legally, and that actually opening it and reading it would only stress me out beyond belief.
I recently opened it and had my boyfriend read it to me (since it was in French and mine is rusty) and I was right. It was yet another attempt to repossess my apartment.
This time the cover story is that she herself wants to move into it, rather than her co-owner sister from last time.
Yeah, right. You, your hubby and 2 kids are going to move from the 6.5 room apartment on the main floor to my semi-basement one bedroom apartment. Uhuh, sure.
However, according to rental laws, it is STILL illegal for her to request such a thing because she is co-owners with her sister. The only time an owner can request a repossession for themselves or a family member, is if they are a single owner, or if the co-owner is their spouse.
Since she is co-owners of the building with her sister; it is illegal for either of them to make such a request, whether on behalf of the sister, or herself.
I’ve officially sent my reply by registered mail, refusing the repossession. I’m sure to win this issue; but it is still incredibly stressful to deal with this all over again.
I’m absolutely positive that once they lose this repossession attempt, that they will lodge a demand to increase my rent, same as they tried to do last year.
I really hate these people. They are loud, annoying and I really, really miss my previous landlady SO MUCH!! She was a true sweetheart and lived so quietly that she was a joy to deal with. I can only hope the landlord gets the karma that is coming to them for annoying and harassing a peaceful tenant that always pays on time. 6 months ago