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Rental Advice for Tenants

If your off-campus living situation is less than ideal, you may want to speak to someone about what rights you have as a tenants or ways to address issues with the property. We recommend contacting the services below, as they can provide you with free, accurate advice for your particular living situation.

Who You Can Contact

City of Hamilton

Landlord & Tenant Board Visit the Landlord & Tenant Board Website

The Landlord & Tenant Board administers the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA).

Contact the Landlord & Tenant Board by calling 1-888-332-3234 or visit the link below.

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Rental Housing Enforcement Unit Visit the Rental Housing Enforcement Unit Website

Contact the Rental Housing Enforcement Unit to report an offence under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA).

Contact the Rental Housing Enforcement Unit by calling 1-888-772-9277 or visit the link below.

 

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Hamilton Community Legal Clinic Visit the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic Website

Contact the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic for free legal advice involving the  Residential Tenancies Act (RTA).

Contact the Hamilton Community Legal Clinic by calling 905-527-4572 or visit the link below.

 

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City of Hamilton Visit the City of Hamilton Website

Contact the City of Hamilton for local bylaw enforcement.

Contact the City of Hamilton by calling 905-546-2489 or visit the link below.

 

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Ontario Standard Lease Ontario Standard Lease

Visit the link below to view what an Ontario Standard Leave looks like.