Resources for tenants from outside sources.
List of Other Resources
Valuable resources for renters in Ontario from tenant advocates, legal organizations, the City of Toronto, and the Province of Ontario.
- ACTO: Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario
- CLEO: Community Legal Education Ontario
- FMTA: Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations
- Legal Aid Ontario
The Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO) is a specialty community legal clinic with a provincial mandate to advance and protect the interests of low-income tenants. They specialize in housing issues related to tenants in Ontario.
Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) develops clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. Their work focuses on providing information to people who face barriers to accessing the justice system, including income, disability, literacy, and language.
The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit organization which advocates for better rights for Tenants. Founded in 1974, they are the oldest and largest Tenant Federation in Canada. The FMTA is comprised of affiliated Tenant Associations and of individual Members.
- Tenant Hotline. Fast and accurate answers to renters' questions about tenants' rights in Ontario.
- Online Resources. Informative guides about tenants' rights in Ontario in 20+ languages.
Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) provides legal assistance for low-income people living in Ontario. Legal Aid Ontario funds 73 community legal clinics throughout the province, including 13 clinics in Toronto.
- Community Legal Clinics. Legal information, advice, and representation for low-income people in Ontario.