Hi all, I need some pressing advice on whether a housemate is a tenant or a licensee/boarder/lodger. I am on the lease, [housemate] is not. She has lived at the premises for less than 2 months. Reason: Premises is non-smoking (She smokes, tobbacco, marijuana, and sometimes harder stuff like crack). Aside from this she abuses other substances and is an alcoholic. Pets, she brought a cat and a parrot which are not allowed. We let that slip under the radar in the beginning but both pets have proceeded to defecate around the house without proper cleaning. Her idea of a cat door (in the middle of winter) is to leave the back door open... She was brought in on the amount of $170 per week + kitty and has since refused to pay any more than $150 per week and any kitty. She said initially that unless I let her stay for $150 per week she would move out in a couple of days (I assume it was a threat to let her stay for that or leave me high and dry). As far as I'm aware that creates a binding verbal 2 day notice agreement. Immediately after her 'threat' I found someone to replace her and they have paid bond and are ready to move in within 2 days as [housemate] mentioned in her notice period. As far as classifying her as a licensee: She has no exclusive room access. the room she sleeps in most and mostly dumps her stuff in has 9 doors on 5 doorways and is commonly used as a thoroughfare. There are no locks on any of those doors. She has no key to the house. There is no tenancy agreement. And she doesn't pay the same amount as the rest of the people living in the premises. As far as why I'm having to do this, she said she would give 2 days and be out but since she has started to cling to other people living here and as she is a sex worker she can be very persuasive... Would love some indication if I am correct classifying her as a licensee or something non tenant so if push comes to screaming and yelling and throwing plates I know where I stand. She has said she will go quietly but generally speaking she is the kind of person who asks to be left alone of an evening and then hassles you allllll night about a million things just to disturb what you are doing. Would be great to know what else I can do under property law to ensure she is seen as a licensee.