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Tenant organizing

Services

Includes tenant associations.

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 

Landlord's Self Help Centre

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

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

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. 

Ontario Tenants Rights

This is a web guide to Ontario's Landlord and Tenant Act, the Residential Tenancies Act, tenants' rights, social justice, and rental housing issues such: as finding apartments for rent, high-rise safety and security, mice, cockroaches, pigeons, and "toxic mold".

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