Ward 22 has the highest percentage of tenants in Toronto. I am committed to working closely with tenants and the provincial government to restore real rent control to curb spiralling apartment rates.
I also understand that the relationship between a tenant and a landlord can often be difficult and confusing. If you rent an apartment or house you have special rights and responsibilities that are governed by City of Toronto by-laws and provincial legislation. Tenants have the right to live in a clean, well-maintained building and not be subjected to rent increases above the provincially mandated increase without reasonable justification, or eviction without a fair hearing at the Landlord and Tenant Board.
The following contact information is for various organizations and agencies that are able to assist you with information, advice and support if you encounter any issues related to your tenancy. As always, please feel free to contact my office for help with any issue related to yourapartment or rental agreement.
City of Toronto Municipal Licensing and Standards: 311 (toronto.ca/311)
Federation of Metro Toronto Tenants’ Associations: (416) 921-9494
Ontario Tenants Rights
Housing Connections (TCHC): (416) 981-6111
Toronto Rent Bank: (416) 924-2543
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board: (416) 645-8080
By Jennifer Pagliaro City Hall Bureau Wed., March 6, 2019 A program that helps match seniors with rooms to spare and students in need of living accommodations could see up to 400 people more in more affordable housing each year if the city comes up with the necessary funds. In a city where a growing [...]