On November 20, 2018 the Commission
received a Notice of Appeal from Chao Ren ("Mr. Ren") on behalf of a lessor,
Siping Li (the "Appellant"),
requesting an appeal of Order LD18-329 dated October 31, 2018 issued by the
Director of Residential Rental Property (the "Director").
By way of background, on October 15,
2018 a lessee, Yuqi Kong (the "Respondent") filed with the Director a Form 6
- Application by Lessee to Set Aside Notice of Termination.
Attached to the Form 6 was a Form 4 - Notice of Termination by Lessor
of Rental Agreement dated October 13, 2018, to be effective November 12,
The matter was heard by the Director
on October 24, 2018 and in Order LD18-329 the Director ordered:
"IT IS THEREFORE
The lessee's application to set aside the Notice of
Termination by Lessor of Rental Agreement (Form 6) is allowed and the rental
agreement shall continue to be in full force and effect."
The Commission heard the appeal on
December 11, 2018. The Appellant
was not present but he was represented by Mr. Ren.
The Respondent was present and Qianying Wang ("Ms. Wang") testified
on her behalf.
Mr. Ren spoke at length, referring
to the documents on file, new documents presented at the hearing, offering
testimony of his own observations and observations told to him by the
The Respondent and Ms. Wang also
spoke at length, referred to the documents on file, new documents presented
at the hearing and offered testimony of their own observations.
The appeal is denied.
While the hearing was lengthy, the
evidence does not warrant a reversal or variance of Director's Order
LD18-329 and accordingly the Commission confirms said Order.
pursuant to the
Island Regulatory and Appeals Commission
Act and the
Rental of Residential Property Act
IT IS ORDERED THAT
appeal is denied.
2. Director's Order
LD18-329 is confirmed in its entirety.
at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island,
this 17th day of