Monday, January 23, 2012

Don't you think there is something wrong with these pictures at the LTB?

I was at the LTB today at the Yonge and St. Clair location.  It was shocking.  I took a few pictures.  The Board so grossly over-books blocks.  I understand the motivation;  they want to get people to their hearings with minimum delay.  But there has to be a better way than this, such as hiring more adjudicators, and renting more space.

Or...and here's a thought for the Minister...don't make the legislation so seductive to tenants looking to not pay their rent or raise issues lacking in merit to slow the whole process down!

Here's a few shots of today's lineups, both outside at security, and again in the actual hearing room.

Lineup in the hall prior to hearing
In the hearing room, every seat taken
Standing room only in hearing room

3 comments:

Kathleen Lovett-Parker said...

Great job Harry bringing this issue to light. I can't believe that the LTB can't see that they require more help?

Anonymous said...

Harry - We had this happen years ago at the small claims court when Judgment Debtor Exams were held at night. One debtor contacted the fire department and they shut the court down because the amount of people exceeded the fire code.

Elaine

David said...

Hi Harry,
reading your blog makes us think twice before becoming landlords. Thanks for making these issues public.
David