Happened to see this article on my Facebook wall today: Rental dispute leads to Edmonton home being torn apart
The tenant, apparently, didn’t pay rent for June – and the landlord allegedly first removed the front door of the house, and when that didn’t get her out, came with a truck and a bobcat and started ripping the house apart.
It seems more than a little extreme, especially if the tenant is telling the truth about having missed only this month’s rent.
But as a landlord that has been through more than one tenant-from-hell situation, I can certainly understand the impulse to take drastic measures.
We definitely wanted to when the Legalized Theft Board failed us; joked about it even. But after the damage our ~tenants~ did to our homes, we certainly weren’t inclined to really do even more, ourselves. They cost us more than enough as it was.
In any case, I’m guessing there is a whole lot more to this story.