A tenant or a landlord can apply for an order from the Office of Residential Tenancies (ORT) to resolve a dispute.
To apply for an order:
An application for an order can be made up to one year after events happened.
Additional information about service, evidence and preparing for a hearing is available from the ORT.
The applicant must give copies of the completed notice of hearing to all persons involved. Instructions regarding serving the notice of hearing are on the back of the notice of hearing. It is important to make sure all the people involved know about the hearing. If a party did not know about the hearing they can ask for another hearing even if an order has already been made.
There are different forms for different types of claims and the orders that are being requested.
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