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Question asked to Alexsei: What obligations, if any, does a residential landlord have to protect the health and safety of the tenants if a tenant of the building is diagnosed with a highly infectious disease and quarantined in their unit?
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A landlord is responsible for maintaining a residential complex, including the rental units in it, in a good state of repair fit for habitation, and for complying with health, safety, housing, and maintenance standards. The standards to which a landlord must maintain a residential complex are set out in O Reg 517/06 and municipal by-laws, if applicable. All interior common areas and exterior common areas must be kept clean and free of hazards. (Residential Tenancies Act, 2006)…