Information

Ontario’s Residential Tenancies Act (the Act) gives residential landlords and tenants specific rights and responsibilities.  This section provides information about the Act, the main rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants, and the process for applying to the Landlord and Tenant Board to resolve disputes.

Information is provided in four ways:

Online videos

The Landlord and Tenant Board has developed five videos to help landlords and tenants understand the law and how the Board works.  

Each of these videos is available in English and French and can be viewed with or without captioning.  

Click below on the video topic and version you want to watch.
 

About the Board
Filing an Application
How Mediation Can Help You
Getting Ready for Your Hearing
Your Hearing Day
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  • Frequently Asked Questions
    This section includes a list of our most common questions and answers.  Here, you will find answers to common questions about such things as: Rights and Responsibilities, Rent Increases, Ending a Tenancy, Assignments and Sublets, the Board’s Application Process, etc. 

  • Brochures by Topic
    The Board has several brochures that provide information about the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act and the process for applying to the Board to resolve disputes.  Here, you will find brochures on a variety of topics, including:  A Guide to the Residential Tenancies Act, Ending a Tenancy, If a Tenant Doesn’t Pay Rent, Important Information about Your Hearing, Information for New Tenants, Maintenance & Repairs, Mobile Homes & Land Lease Communities, Rent Rules, etc.

    Multiple Language Brochure – The Board’s brochure called “A Guide to the Residential Tenancies Act” provides a summary of important topics covered by the Act.  This brochure is available in English, French and ten other languages.

  • Other Help
    Here, you will find  helpful links to other websites and resources that may provide you with additional information about the Residential Tenancies Act and other laws dealing with residential tenancies.