From the outside, suburban houses look the same as the rest of Scarborough Street.
But inside, 11 people crowded together and paid $500 to $700 a month to subdivide rooms on 1280 military trails.
According to the municipal license and standards (MLS)
Inspector, there are three bedrooms in the basement, four on the main floor and five on the upper floor.
There are about 3,000 kitchens and six restrooms. sq. ft. home.
Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors have been removed and there are several refrigerators in the kitchen.
The inspectors said the living room was divided into two rooms, but a partition wall was removed shortly before the search.
After complaints from neighbors, inspectors who entered the House last week said that the renovation of the house was carried out without a building permit or other regulatory inspection.
Inside, the inspectors found a sign warning the tenants "they will move out of the House if people from downtown Toronto come in.
"The owners are now facing charges for running an illegal apartment.
This house is located on the street opposite T University, close to Chenxing avenue of Centennial College. campus.
Officials believe it is home to foreign students.
Bill brekes, manager of the MLS Scarborough area, said that while his department does not want to see students or anyone renting these properties kicked out on the street, his team is concerned about electrical safety, smoke and CO detectors, and enough exits for tenants.
"We're not outside. house students.
Not the idea.
"We want to make sure the conditions are safe and it's legal according to the zoning rules," said Blakes . ".
"These students don't know their rights,
They are thousands of miles away from home. . .
They don't know what to get for $600 or $700 a month.
"From what I 've seen on many occasions, they don't get much," blakkes said . ".
"At the same time, some (operator)
Income is $6,000 or $7,000 per month.
If you have four or five (
Houses illegally occupied),’’ he adds.
Mela Mahendran on Gladys Road
Accused of owning/operating a house in violation of zoning regulations.
Mahendran contacted her at her home on Sunday and declined to comment.
The big league also played Xuan (Jessica)
Wang, agent for Re/Max Realtron Inc.
In Willowdale, a summons to own/operate the property.
The MLS claimed that the king arranged the lease and helped collect the rent from the students who lived there.
Ms. Wang denied allegations of her military tracking report.
She promised to call me back and said further, but no.
Kum also charged Kumarasamy Kunanayaham on suspicion of misleading inspectors under the Toronto City act.
It is not clear how many illegal houses are in the city as a whole, but one MLS manager said that he knows that at least one house is under investigation in the city center near the annex, it is believed that there are as many students as there are on the Military Trail.
This is a common suburban problem.
Secondary and affiliated schools exist side by side, with few or no student dormitories.
The licensing department said 120 valid files were filed against Scarborough's alleged illegal property.
Many people are considered to be houses renovated to accommodate students.
City councillor Ron Moeser's ward covers the high Creek community in East Scarborough, where there are many student housing, and he says he sees an increase in the number of these units
A similar problem has arisen in the City of Oshawa, which now allows families with up to four bedrooms in specific areas near Durham College and Ontario Polytechnic University (UOIT)
North of Oshawa.
Moeser noted that attendance at the T Scarborough Campus has increased over the years, but "unfortunately housing in the area has not kept up . ".
There are 11,107 students in the campus, but there are only 765 beds in the student dormitory.
Close to Centennial College Chenxing Avenue.
There are 3,500 students in the campus with no residence.
Andrew Ali furuman, chief executive officer of the T Scarborough Campus U, has been working closely with Moeser's office and nearby residents to address any problems with student housing.
"We haven't received it yet. . .
Traditional complaints about large community gatherings.
Most complaints are that students do not interact with their neighbors.
"There are some problems with the Lawn not being trimmed," he added . ".
A student who declined to be named said she paid $450 a month.
Before moving in, she found a rented place near the school and saw an advertisement for the room on the lawn at home.
She didn't complain much about the conditions at home, but she did say that she was unhappy and that the owners rarely came to solve any of her problems.
According to the Scarborough zoning regulations, if some people prove that they are living in a shared, shared public area and as a family, they can live at home.
However, 11 people who live in separate rooms and pay personal rent are not single --
Blakes, MLS manager, said it was a family home, referring to the Military Trail.
There are similar rules in North York and East York.
Yi Tao Bigu apartment or old within the allowed regulations and scope, pre-
Merger of Toronto
Operators can apply to operate a property in Old Toronto, but it is conditional that annual inspections will be conducted by MLS as well as by construction and fire department personnel.
"These types of situations are regulated, so students themselves or other occupants will not be harmed by unqualified conditions," said Gus Michael, MLS Duolun district survey service manager . ".