COVID-19 and LSHC Services
LSHC has changed its approach to service delivery and suspended in-person visits in response to the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - view our service delivery announcement.
LSHC has prepared a fact sheet to help you navigate common residential tenancy issues during the COVID-19 crisis.
Please contact us by phone, 416-504-5190/1-800-730-3218.
Thinking about a No Smoking Policy?
- Learn about the benefits for landlords and tenants https://youtu.be/Tqjx_uPVeds
- No Smoking Policies - What landlords need to know https://landlordselfhelp.com/media/Smoke-Free-Policies.pdf
The Secondary Rental Housing Market in Ontario
Read the report LSHC commissioned examining the current and projected size and scope of Ontario's secondary rental housing market:
Welcome to Landlord’s Self-Help Centre
Landlord’s Self-Help Centre is a non-profit specialty community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario and mandated to provide support exclusively to Ontario’s small landlord community. We are not a branch of the Landlord and Tenant Board.
LSHC provides general information, summary advice and referrals to the small landlord community across Ontario. It develops educational materials and outreach initiatives intended to help small landlords learn and gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as they navigate the regulatory environment which governs residential tenancies in Ontario. LSHC is able help thousands of small landlords every year with a staff of just five community legal workers.
This site offers information, resources and learning tools addressing topics related to residential tenancies and rental relationships in Ontario to support the needs of small-scale landlords. Learn more about us
Visit our collection of FAQs – a compilation of questions on commonly faced issues and situations submitted by small landlords across Ontario. You may find that your question has been asked and answered!
Note: The FAQs should be regarded as general information; please contact a legal service provider to assist you in finding the best solution for your situation.