Human Rights Legal Support Centre newsletter: Focus on housing

The Fall/Winter 2012 issue of the Human Rights Legal Support Centre newsletter is devoted to housing. Articles include:

  • My landlord wants me to pay 6 months rent in advance because I am new to Canada. Can he do that?
  • How are my housing rights protected under Ontario's Human Rights Code?
  • The following types of rental ads are discriminatory under Ontario's Human Rights Code:
  • Mediated settlements negotiated by the Human Rights Legal Support Centre
  • Accessibility improvements must be made to individual units
  • Landlord has obligations with respect to other tenants
  • Decisions of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario where the human rights claimant was represented by a lawyer from the Human Rights Legal Support Centre
  • Other significant Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decisions on housing
  • Resources