The Annual Rent Guideline Increase for 2024 is 2.5%
Tenant Hotline: 416-921-9494


Apartment Standards and Maintenance

Information on Municipal Licensing and Standards by-laws, orders to comply, inspections and order status for apartment buildings in the City of Toronto


A web tool that will help you figure out what your rights and responsibilities are and which laws apply to your situation as a roommate (produced by Community Legal Education Ontario)

Information on several topics, from tenant rights to health and employment, that newcomers to Ontario can trust

St. Stephen’s Community House Conflict Resolution Service

Community Mediation is an alternative way of solving disputes between landlords & tenants and tenants & tenants in all kinds of housing situations. It is voluntary, free, and confidential

Slums Unlimited

The official Toronto Slum Tourism Site

Golden Cockroach Park

Parkdale Tenants' Association website

No Fixed Address

The state of Public Housing in Toronto

The Dream Team

A group of psychiatric consumer/survivors who advocate for more supportive housing in Ontario for people with mental health issues

Facts and figures about housing in Ontario, stories from people around the province, and tips for actions you can take to ensure everyone in Ontario has a stable and affordable home.

The Homeless Hub

A web-based research library and centre for information on homelessness from across Canada.

HomeComing Community Choice Coalition

Promotes the rights of people with mental illness to live in the neighbourhood of their choice.


Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Residential Tenancies Act

Full text of the Residential Tenancies Act

Municipal Code

City of Toronto bylaws

Landlord and Tenant Board

Board rules and Guidelines including information about your file and application forms

Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO)

General legal informational publications without legalese or jargon

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

CERA is dedicated to ending discrimination in housing and promoting human rights in housing.

Toronto Ombudsman Office

The Ombudsman's job is to investigate complaints about the administration of city government, including the work of its agencies, boards and commissions. They are a place of last resort, where a person can bring their complaint after they have tried to have their complaints addressed with the service provider.


New York City tenants' resource

Austin Tenants' Council

Information about tenants' rights in Texas

Tenants' Union of Washington State

Through organizing, action and empowerment-based education the Tenants Union of Washington has built years of victories for tenants' rights and housing justice

Arizona Tenants' Advocates

Education, guidance and aggressive advocacy for residential tenants of Arizona

San Francisco Tenants Union

Fighting for tenant rights since 1970

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