Landlord and Tenant Board

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Effective January 1, 2017 -- rent increase guideline for 2017 is 1.5%
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-645-8080
Toll Free Phone 1-888-332-3234
TTY Phone Bell Relay Service 1-800-268-9242
Website www.sjto.gov.on.ca/ltb
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name LTB ; Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal ; ORHT ; Social Justice Tribunals Ontario
Former Name Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal (2007) ; Ontario. Ministry of Housing. Rent Control Programs (1995) ; Ontario. Ministry of Housing. Rent Review Services Branch ; Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Rent Control Programs (1998)
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Kim Bugby, Associate Chair (Acting)
Alternate Executive Mary Lee, Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Adjudicative tribunal under auspices of Social Justice Tribunals Ontario * informs landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act * provides balanced and timely dispute resolution in accordance with the law * handles eviction applications filed by non-profit housing cooperatives

Rent increase guideline for 2017 is 1.5%

Rent increase guideline for 2016 is 2.0%

See separate entries for location of 3 offices in City of Toronto
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * closed holidays * automated information Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Landlords and tenants
Application Information and application forms available from offices or download from website * applications may be filed online, by mail, by fax, at offices and may also be filed at some Service Ontario locations
Languages English ; French
Fees Application fees for landlords and tenants vary for different services * no charge for applications regarding tenant rights (for example, harassment)
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Landlord Rights Information/Counselling ; Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution ; Provincial Administrative Tribunals ~ Housing Issues ; Rent Control Enforcement ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling

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