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I want to move out before the end of my rental agreement. What can I do?

In this tip sheet, Part 1 talks about what to do if you want to move out and end your tenancy. Part 2 explains what to do if you want to move out for a while and then return to live in the place you rent. Part 3 tells you where to get help and more information.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Information About Applications for a Rent Increase Above the Guideline

Under certain circumstances a landlord can apply to the Landlord and Tenant Board for a rent increase that is above the guideline amount.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Information for New Tenants

Landlords must provide the information in this resource to new tenants on or before the tenancy begins. Topics include the role of the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB), rights and responsibilities of landlords, and rights and responsibilities of tenants.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

Justice Ontario

The Justice Ontario website has information on topics such as finding a lawyer, tickets and fines, lawsuits and disputes, family and criminal law, human rights, and wills and estates. A toll-free number gives access to legal information in over 170 languages.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Landlord Learning Videos

The video series offers information to Ontario’s small-scale landlord community on a variety of topics and issues. They cover topics such as smoking, second suites, finding a tenant, ending a tenancy, eviction, bedbugs, and more.

The videos were produced by Landlord’s Self-Help Centre with funding provided by Legal Aid Ontario.

Available in:

English

Format:

Video, Web

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Maintenance and repairs

Every tenant has the right to a home that is well maintained, in a building that is clean and safe. This booklet explains the types of maintenance and repairs that landlords must do, steps tenants can take to get things fixed, and ways tenants can get help.

Available in:

English, Français, Korean

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Maintenance and Repairs – Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB)

This brochure looks at the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) rules about the maintenance and repair of rental properties. It includes information on landlord responsibilities, remedies available to tenants, tenant responsibilities, and remedies available to landlords. 

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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Moving out

This booklet describes what tenants have to do if they want to move out, and what can happen if they do not follow the rules.

Available in:

English, Français, Korean

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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My landlord evicted me without following the law. What can I do?

This tip sheet contains general information on what to do if your landlord has made you leave or has locked you out of your place without getting an eviction order from the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018

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My landlord wants to evict me because I owe rent

Topics covered by this tip sheet include:

  • Can my landlord evict me because I owe rent?
  • Must I move out by the termination date?
  • My landlord gave me a Notice of Hearing. Can I settle my case before the hearing?
  • What is a payment plan?
  • Where can I get help or more information?
  • Payment plan worksheet
     

Available in:

English, Français

Format:

Booklet/PDF

Produced/Updated In:

2018