Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Record #: MET5004
Last Full Update: 14 Oct 2022

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

No direct legal services for individuals

Contact Information

Office Phone 416-597-5855
Toll Free Phone 1-866-245-4182
Fax 416-597-5821
Social Media Twitter Twitter

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Specialty legal clinic

  • works to better the housing situation of low income Ontario residents including tenants, housing cooperative members and homeless people
  • no direct legal services for individuals, people requiring legal advice or representation relating to housing issues should contact their local community legal clinic, to find local clinic call Legal Aid Ontario 1-800-668-8258
  • public legal education including tip sheets providing legal information on common tenant concerns available at
  • funded by Legal Aid Ontario

Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- legal advice and information for unrepresented low income tenants, with a scheduled hearing at the Landlord and Tenant Board (see separate entry) offered by phone once clients sign up at, Tenant Duty Counsel will call within five days of hearing


Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm

Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- unrepresented low income tenants, with a scheduled hearing at the Landlord and Tenant Board

Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- to sign up visit

Languages English; French
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
55 University Ave W
Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
Intersection University Ave and King St W
Mailing Address 55 University Ave W 
Suite 1500 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M5J 2H7
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Government / Legal
HCSD Sub Heading Community Legal Services ; Legal Education / Information
Service Categories Community Legal Clinics ; Duty Counsel ~ Housing Issues ; Judicial Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Legal Decision Making Support ; Legal Information Services ~ Housing Issues ; Legislative Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Tenant Rights Information/Counselling

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