Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario

Record Details
Public Comments No direct legal services for individuals except in relation to test cases
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Residency Requirements: Ontario
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
55 University Ave W
Suite 1500
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2H7
 
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Intersection University Ave and King St W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Dedicated accessible washroom with all features ; Elevator with braille features
Description
Description (Service) COVID19 -- Tenant Duty Counsel Program, evictions halted until further notice, Landlord and Tenant Board has suspended all in-person hearings but is holding emergency hearings, if you are a tenant and have a scheduled phone meeting visit tdc.acto.ca/ to sign up for free legal advice from a Tenant Duty Counsel
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Community 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 except in relation to test cases * law reform * policy development * community organizing * public legal education * funded by Legal Aid Ontario

Tenant Duty Counsel Program -- Karen Andrews, Program Director * legal advice and information for unrepresented low income tenants, provided at offices across Ontario of the Landlord and Tenant Board (see separate entry) * walk-in service only
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-597-5855
Toll Free Phone 1-866-245-4182
Fax 416-597-5821
Website www.acto.ca/
Social Media Twitter
Primary Contact Camelia Beyan, Director of Administration
Primary Executive Kenneth Hale, Director of Legal Services

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