Definition : Lessee (Tenant) - Lease for a lifetime

A residential lease signed before the authorization to convert a rental building into divided co-ownership has been granted by the Rental Board (Régie du logement). In such cases, the lessor's right of repossession of the dwelling cannot be exercised against the lessee, unless the latter is the assignee of the lease and the assignment occurred after the sending of the notice, or unless he became a lessee after the authorization to convert has been granted by the Board (Régie).

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