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We provide legal advice, public education and resources for small Landlords

 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 Lunch & Learn Series

LSHC launched our Landlord Lunch & Learn Series! These are live recorded events where you have an opportunity to engage with LSHC experts on informative topics. To join our Landlord Lunch & Learn Series, click on Learn More and register for the upcoming events.


Landlords Lunch And Learn Series

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.

Landlord Learning Tools

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:
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