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