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Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments No direct legal services for individuals except in relation to test cases or Tenant Duty Counsel
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 416-597-5855
Toll Free Phone 1-866-245-4182
Fax 416-597-5821
Website www.acto.ca/
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/TenantAdvocacy
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Community legal clinic
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Kenneth Hale, Director of Legal Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19
Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- tenants with a scheduled hearing with the Landlord and Tenant Board within five days may visit tdc.acto.ca/ to sign up for free legal advice from a Tenant Duty Counsel who will call you before your hearing

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Community legal clinic
  • works to better the housing situation of low income Ontario residents including tenants, housing cooperative members and homeless people
  • no direct legal services for individuals except in relation to test cases,  people requiring legal advice or representation relating to housing issues should contact a local community legal clinic
  • law reform, policy development, community organizing
  • public legal education including tip sheet providing legal information on common tenant concerns available on website
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario
Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- legal advice and information for unrepresented low income tenants, provided at offices across Ontario where the Landlord and Tenant Board (see separate entry) hold their meetings, walk-in service only
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave W
Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
 
View Google Map
Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Duty Counsel ~ Housing Issues ; Judicial Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Legal Decision Making Support ; Legal Information Services ~ Housing Issues ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling

Agency Overview


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