Small landlords - Are you ready to learn about recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

Landlord Education Series

 

Bill 184 reforms proclaimed Sep 1, 2021

Additional Bill 184 changes proclaimed in force - update on the impact of 2021 changes at the LTB!

LSHC Service Delivery 

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic LSHC has delivered services remotely and continues to do so, please contact us by phone at 416-504-5190/1-800-730-3218. View our service delivery announcement here  

Membership

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Learning Modules guide you through the completion of LTB forms - avoid costly mistakes! 

Landlord Learning Modules

Smoking-Free Policies

Ending a tenancy for landlord or purchaser's use?

The rules have changed again, learn about your rights and obligations.

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Annual Rent Guideline

The 2022 Rent Increase Guideline is 1.2%

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Second Suites in Ontario

We have information to guide you through the process of creating a secondary suite.

Visit www.secondsuites.info

   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 to Ontario’s small landlord community exclusively.  We are not a branch of or affiliated with 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

Landlord Learning Tools

Frequently Asked Questions

Landlord's Self Help Centre offers a variety of helpful tools aimed at educating you and keeping you up-to-date on the industry. Be sure to check out the latest issue of The Quarterly News, browse our extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions, or listen to the latest episode of the Sound Advice for Landlords Podcast:

Landlord Learning Videos

LSHC had produced a series of videos that address issues and questions  small landlords commonly encounter over the course of a tenancy.

So, you want to be a landlord?

The videos are organized chronologically from thinking about becoming a landlord to collecting monies owed after a tenancy ends … and everything in between.

We enlisted the help of many experts to provide the need-to-know information all small landlords should be aware.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our collection of FAQs, a compilation of questions and answers related to residential tenancies and commonly encountered issues. A broad range of situations are addressed in more than 70 categories of FAQs.

These questions are based on those 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 individual situation.

See our FAQs