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Moving out

Services

Includes information on giving notice when moving out of rental housing and assigning or subletting a rental unit.

What the client may say:
  • "I got a job in another city and want to move, but I still have a few months left on my lease."
  • "My apartment flooded and I want to move because I’m worried about mould, but my landlord is ignoring my calls."

Legal Services

Clinique juridique francophone de l'Est d'Ottawa

Provides summary legal advice to Francophones living in Eastern Ontario, re: immigration, housing, social assistance, power of attorney, victims of criminal acts, name change, advocacy, and .employment standards.

Community Legal Services Ottawa Centre

Provides free legal help to people of low income, specializing in problems involving landlord & tenant law, social assistance, immigration, employment insurance, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) & Canada Pension Plan (CPP) issues 

JusticeNet

Connects low to middle income individuals with legal professionals – lawyers, mediators and paralegals- who have agreed to work at a reduced rate. In order to use JusticeNet, individuals must make a net family income that is no higher than $59,000 per year.

Landlord's Self Help Centre

A community legal clinic providing information and free summary legal advice to small-scale landlords across Ontario.

Law Society Referral Service

Provides the name of a lawyer or paralegal who best fits a person’s stated needs. The service is not designed to provide legal advice or second opinions.

Ottawa Legal Information Centre

Offers legal information services, such as general explanations regarding the law and other legal topics, and is not authorized to provide legal advice or legal assistance.

Reach Canada

Educates and informs persons with disabilities, family members, lawyers and the general public about the rights and interests of persons with disabilities and ensures that quality legal and social representation is provided. Provides lawyer referral services for people with disabilities through a network of lawyers who volunteer.

South Ottawa Community Legal Services

Provides free legal help to people of low income, specializing in problems involving landlord & tenant law, social assistance, immigration, employment insurance, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) & Canada Pension Plan (CPP) issues

University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic

  • Provides legal advice & representation to low-income persons regarding tenant's rights, criminal charges, small claims court matters, custody and access issues, child support, and peace bonds & restraining orders;
  • Assists victims of crime with applications to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board;
  • Conducts legal education presentations & outreach activities. 

West End Legal Services of Ottawa

Provides free legal help to people of low income, specializing in problems involving landlord & tenant law, social assistance, immigration, employment insurance,  ODSP, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) & Canada Pension Plan (CPP) issues

Other Services

Action Housing/Action logement

Specializes in housing assistance, advocates on behalf of clients who need to find safe, adequate & affordable housing, provides legal advice related to housing & discrimination and represents clients at the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal. 

Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)

Works to better the housing situation of Ontario residents who have low incomes including tenants, co-op members and people who are homeless. 

Housing Help

Specializes in housing assistance, advocates on behalf of clients who need to find safe, adequate & affordable housing, provides legal advice related to housing & discrimination and represents clients at the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal.