Form T7 "Tenant Application About Suite Meters" - Ontario, Canada

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Tenant Application about Suite Meters
FORM T7
(Disponible en français)
Important Information for Tenants
Use this form to apply to have the Board determine whether your landlord:
did not follow the rules under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the RTA) before they terminated
their obligation to provide electricity to the rental unit and required you to start paying your own
electricity costs, or
did not follow all the required rules under the RTA before requiring you to pay a portion of the utility
costs for your rental unit.
Instructions for Form T7 are available on the Board’s website at tribunalsontario.ca/ltb.
1.
Complete all four parts of this application.
Part 1 asks for general information about:
the rental unit covered by this application,
you and the other tenants living in the unit, your landlord and other parties to the application,
your tenancy and any other unresolved applications that relate to the rental unit.
Part 2 asks you to select and explain the reasons for your application.
Part 3 asks you to select the remedies you want the Board to include in the order.
Part 4 requires your signature or that of your representative, and, if you are being represented, your
representative’s contact information.
2.
Complete the Request for French-Language Services or Request for Accommodation form at the end of
this application if you will need additional services at the hearing.
3.
File all pages of the application with the Board (not including this page). The Board will send you a Notice
of Hearing showing the time and location of your hearing.
4.
Pay the application fee to the Board at the same time as you file the application. The Board will not
process your application unless you pay the fee. Your T7 application fee is $53. If you are filing the
application for more than one rental unit, the fee is $53 for the first unit and $5 for each additional unit
to a maximum of $450. If you mail or courier the application, you can pay the filing fee by money order,
certified cheque, or by credit card. You can't pay by cash or debit card if you file by mail or courier. If
you pay online, email your receipt and application to LTBpayments@ontario.ca. If you cannot afford the
fee, you can submit a
Fee Waiver
Request.
5.
Contact the Board if you have any questions or need more information.
416-645-8080
1-888-332-3234 (toll free)
tribunalsontario.ca/ltb
Tenant Application about Suite Meters
FORM T7
(Disponible en français)
Important Information for Tenants
Use this form to apply to have the Board determine whether your landlord:
did not follow the rules under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the RTA) before they terminated
their obligation to provide electricity to the rental unit and required you to start paying your own
electricity costs, or
did not follow all the required rules under the RTA before requiring you to pay a portion of the utility
costs for your rental unit.
Instructions for Form T7 are available on the Board’s website at tribunalsontario.ca/ltb.
1.
Complete all four parts of this application.
Part 1 asks for general information about:
the rental unit covered by this application,
you and the other tenants living in the unit, your landlord and other parties to the application,
your tenancy and any other unresolved applications that relate to the rental unit.
Part 2 asks you to select and explain the reasons for your application.
Part 3 asks you to select the remedies you want the Board to include in the order.
Part 4 requires your signature or that of your representative, and, if you are being represented, your
representative’s contact information.
2.
Complete the Request for French-Language Services or Request for Accommodation form at the end of
this application if you will need additional services at the hearing.
3.
File all pages of the application with the Board (not including this page). The Board will send you a Notice
of Hearing showing the time and location of your hearing.
4.
Pay the application fee to the Board at the same time as you file the application. The Board will not
process your application unless you pay the fee. Your T7 application fee is $53. If you are filing the
application for more than one rental unit, the fee is $53 for the first unit and $5 for each additional unit
to a maximum of $450. If you mail or courier the application, you can pay the filing fee by money order,
certified cheque, or by credit card. You can't pay by cash or debit card if you file by mail or courier. If
you pay online, email your receipt and application to LTBpayments@ontario.ca. If you cannot afford the
fee, you can submit a
Fee Waiver
Request.
5.
Contact the Board if you have any questions or need more information.
416-645-8080
1-888-332-3234 (toll free)
tribunalsontario.ca/ltb
Tenant Application about Suite Meters
FORM T7
(Disponible en français)
Read the instructions carefully before completing this form. Print or type in capital letters.
PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
Address of the Rental Unit Covered by This Application
Street Number
Street Name
Street Type (e.g. Street, Avenue, Road)
Direction (e.g. East)
Unit/Apt./Suite
Municipality (City, Town, etc.)
Prov.
Postal Code
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Tenant Names and Address
Tenant 1: First Name (If there are more than 2 tenants, complete a Schedule of Parties form and file it with this application.)
Tenant 1: Last Name
Tenant 2: First Name
Tenant 2: Last Name
Mailing Address (if it is different from the address of the rental unit)
Unit/Apt./Suite
Municipality (City, Town, etc.)
Prov.
Postal Code
Day Phone Number
Evening Phone Number
Fax Number
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E-mail Address
OFFICE USE ONLY
File Number
v. 01/04/2022
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Landlord's Name and Address
First Name (If there is more than 1 landlord, complete a Schedule of Parties form and file it with this application.)
Last Name
Company Name (if applicable)
Street Address
Unit/Apt./Suite
Municipality (City, Town, etc.)
Prov.
Postal Code
Day Phone Number
Evening Phone Number
Fax Number
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E-mail Address
Questions about Your Tenancy
When did you move into the rental unit you are applying about?
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/
dd/mm/yyyy
Do you still live in the rental unit? Shade the circle completely next to your answer.
Yes
No
►When did you move out?
/
/
dd/mm/yyyy
Related Applications
If you or your landlord filed other applications that relate to this rental unit and those applications have not
been resolved, list their file numbers below.
File Number 1
File Number 2
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Tenant Application about Suite Meters
FORM T7
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PART 2: REASONS FOR FILING THIS APPLICATION
Shade the box completely next to each of your reasons for applying to the Board.
You can apply for reasons 1 - 5 if the responsibility to pay for electricity was transferred to you
after you moved into the rental unit.
Reason 1: When the suite meter was installed in my rental unit (shade the boxes completely next to
the reasons that apply):
The landlord did not provide me with 24 hour written notice specifying the date, time and
anticipated duration of the interruption of the supply of electricity.
The supply of electricity was interrupted for longer than necessary.
The suite meter was not installed by an authorized suite meter provider.
Please explain:
Attach more sheets if necessary.
Reason 2: The landlord did not give me the required information before getting my written
consent to terminate the landlord's obligation to supply electricity to my rental unit.
Please explain: List what information was not provided to you by the landlord.
Attach more sheets if necessary.
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Reason 3: The landlord terminated their obligation to pay for electricity without (shade the boxes
completely next to the reasons that apply):
Getting my written consent in the form approved by the Landlord and Tenant Board.
Providing me with a written 30 day notice specifying the date that the landlord was
terminating their obligation to supply electricity to my rental unit.
Reducing the rent by the correct amount.
Please explain:
Attach more sheets if necessary.
Reason 4: My rental unit is electrically heated and the landlord did not meet all the conditions that are
required before terminating the landlord's obligation to pay for electricity.
Reason 5: The refrigerator the landlord provides does not meet the electricity conservation and
efficiency standards that are required for units where the tenant pays for the electricity
charges.
You can apply for reasons 6 and 7 if the meter or suite meter was installed in the rental unit
before you moved in and your initial tenancy agreement with the landlord required you to pay for
electricity.
Reason 6: Before entering into the tenancy agreement, the landlord did not give me the required
information about (shade the boxes completely next to the reasons that apply):
The previous electricity consumption for the rental unit.
The energy efficiency of the refrigerator and the date it was manufactured.
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