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Entering a Tenant’s Rental Unit

This podcast, presented by the Landlord’s Self-Help Centre, is a discussion of the laws and rules landlords need to follow when entering a tenant’s rental unit.

Available in:

English

Format:

Audio

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Fix it or pay me: How to file a Tenant’s Rights Application

This is a PowerPoint presentation of a seminar on filing an application to enforce a tenant’s rights. It covers:

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Presentation materials

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Moving Out of Care Homes

This article looks at these topics:

  • What legislation covers care homes
  • What a care home is
  • Tenancy agreements at care homes
  • Special rules about giving notice at care homes
  • What happens if a care home tenant dies

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Tenant Organizing Manual FMTA

This manual, intended to help people who wish to organize a group of tenants in their building, has information about setting up and running a tenant association, organizing meetings, fundraising, dealing with conflict, and finding help.

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2008

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Guide to Tenant Rights

This brochure explains tenants’ rights related to leases and tenancy agreements, evictions, and repairs and maintenance. It includes information on guidelines for rent increases.

Available in:

English, Français, Arabic, Chinese, Dari, Farsi/Persian, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2007

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Tenant Organizing Manual

This manual was developed to assist tenants to form self-help tenant associations and guide them through their organization and operations. There are sections on why tenants should organize, how to organize, and how to set up and manage a tenants’ association. There are also several sample documents, such as meeting minutes, agendas, by-laws, and a tenant maintenance questionnaire.

Available in:

English

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2007

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The Tenant Survival Manual

This manual explains the Residential Tenancies Act and includes information on the Landlord and Tenant Board, moving in, rent, repairs and maintenance, privacy, ending a tenancy, and evictions. Topics covered apply to tenants across Ontario but many of the resources listed are available only in the City of Toronto.

Available in:

English, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Persian, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Vietnamese

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2007

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Web tool for renters with roommates: Sharing rental housing?

There are many different kinds of shared rental arrangements and different sets of laws that apply to them. This interactive web tool will help renters find out which laws apply to their situation and what their rights and responsibilities are.

Available in:

English

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2007