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Housing Legislation

Strong Communities through Affordable Housing Act, 2011

Strong Communities through Affordable Housing Act, 2011 is an Act to enact the Housing Services Act, 2011, repeal the Social Housing Reform Act, 2000 and make complementary and other amendments to other Acts.


Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy

Developed in 2011, the Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy builds on the significant investments of the last several years to build and repair thousands of homes, provide rent support and prevent evictions.


Residential Tenancies Act

The Residential Tenancies Act (2006) deals with rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords rules for setting rent, including guidelines for rent increases reasons to evict a tenant, the eviction process, and notice periods.


Related Resources

The 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.

This infoguide on the Residential Tenancies Act by Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office, provides general information in summary form on the Act.

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.

Related Documents

Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Justice Policy document respecting housing and support.

Advice to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care: Developing a 10-Year Mental Health and Addictions Strategy for Ontario.

Joint Submission to the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Long-Term Affordable Housing Consultation Session.

Submission to the Standing Committee on General Government on Bill 109: An Act to Revise the Law Governing Residential Tenancies.

Recovery Rediscovered – Implications for the Ontario Mental Health System.