Legal Services

Durham Legal Clinic

We provide referrals, legal information, legal advice, and representation before Administrative Courts and Tribunals, Tenant Duty Counsel at the Landlord Tenant Board, community development and law reform. We also provide free presentations to community groups on the areas of law practiced by the Clinic.

Municipal Affairs and Investigations

The Investigation and Enforcement Unit responds to complaints from landlords or tenants about alleged offences under the new Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the Act), which took effect January 31, 2007. The Act regulates the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in residential properties in Ontario.

Landlord Tenant Board

The Landlord and Tenant Board’s role is to provide information about the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and to resolve disputes between most residential landlords and tenants.

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation

CERA is the only organization in Canada dedicated primarily to promoting human rights in housing and ending housing discrimination.

Human Rights Legal Support Centre

The Human Rights Legal Support Centre is an independent agency, funded by the Government of Ontario, to provide legal services to individuals who have experienced discrimination. The Centre will provide legal assistance to individuals in taking an application to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to resolve a human rights dispute.