Resources

See below for a list of resources and services which are available for tenants.

Emergency Shelter Hotline
Phone (in the GTA): 1-888-332-3234
A central referral service for people who are homeless or at risk.

Landlord and Tenant Board
Phone: 1-888-332-3234
Website: www.ltb.gov.on.ca
The Landlord and Tenant Board’s role is to provide information about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and to resolve disputes between most residential landlords and tenants.

Ontario Tenants Rights
Website: http://www.ontariotenants.ca/index.phtml
This is a web guide to Ontario’s Landlord and Tenant Act, the Residential Tenancies Act, tenants’ rights, social justice, and rental housing issues.

Tenants Resources – City of Toronto
Website: http://www.toronto.ca/housing/about-tenant-landlord.htm
This unit supports tenants and landlords in partnership with community agencies and other City divisions.

Bed Bug Registry
Website: http://bedbugregistry.com/metro/toronto/
This site helps you check whether other people have encountered bedbugs in an apartment building so you can avoid them when you rent.

Furniture Bank
Website: http://www.furniturebank.org/
Furniture Bank transfers gently used furniture and household goods donated to them by individuals or corporations to people in difficult financial situations.

Flemingdon Park Housing Help Centre
Phone: 416-424-2008
Website: www.fnservices.org
Address: 10 Gateway Blvd, Ste 104
This centre keeps a housing registry to help individuals secure affordable accomodation in the housing market.

Parkdale Tenants Association
Website: http://www.goldencockroach.org/
The Parkdale Tenants Association has been working to improve tenants’ lives since 1971, fighting for many of the same things as the TPTA.

ACORN Canada – Housing Activism
Website: http://www.acorncanada.org/fair-housing-for-toronto-tenants
This is an independent national organization of low and moderate income families, organizing to win a Canada where low and moderate income families have their voices heard and their power felt.

Centre for Equity Rights in Accomodation
www.equalityrights.org/cera
The Centre for Equity Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is dedicated to promoting human rights in housing and ending housing discrimination.

Legal Aid
Flemington Community Legal Service
Phone: 416-441-1764
Email: gen1_flem@lao.on.ca
Website: www.flemingdonlegal.org

Jeff Carolin
Phone: 416-410-6996
Email: jeff@jeffcarolinlaw.ca
Website: www.jeffcarolinlaw.ca

Anna Zachariah
Email: zachariahanna@gmail.com

Dan McIntyre
Email: danielwmcintyre@rogers.com

Dale Whitmore
Email: dwhitmore@fastmail.fm

Downtown Legal Services
Website: www.dls.sa.utoronto.ca

 

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