Online Resources - Tenants' rights

February 5, 2014
CMHC is Canada's national housing agency. CMHC - the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation has a compilation of data from all provinces and territories as a part of their website on information...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Government information, All of Canada
March 28, 2013
The Vancouver Renters Union is a member-driven organization open to all individual renters that aims to organize all Metro Vancouver renters into a union capable of determining housing rights, rents...
Keywords: affordable housing, Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
June 1, 2011
City Life/Vida Urbana is a community organization in Boston that has organized against evictions and for community controlled housing. They have long struggled for community control of local...
Keywords: Boston, Children and Youth, Ethnicity and Race, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Welfare, Women, Organizations, United States
May 30, 2011
Canadian Housing Equality Resources is a national website developed by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) to provide community advocates with tools to help them effectively...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, Organizations, All of Canada
May 29, 2011
ACTO works for the advancement of human rights and justice in housing for low-income Ontarians through legal advice & representation, law reform, community organizing, training and education.
Keywords: Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 29, 2011
BC 211 is British Columbia's directory of community, social and government services. Available online or by dialling 211, where staff are available 24/7 to assist those looking for services.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Disability, Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Legal Aid, Mental Health, Seniors and Elders, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, Women, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
May 27, 2011
The Common Front for Social Justice is fighting to build a more human society based on the respect and dignity of all.
Keywords: Human Rights, Organizing, social justice, Tenants' Rights, Workers' Rights, New Brunswick, Organizations
May 25, 2011
The Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations (FMTA) is a non-profit Organization which advocates for better rights for Tenants. Founded in 1974, it is the oldest and largest Tenant Federation in...
Keywords: Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 25, 2011
OCAP is a direct-action anti-poverty organization based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They oppose government policy which targets poor and working people.
Keywords: anti-poverty, Homelessness, Organizing, Tenants' Rights, Ontario, Organizations
May 18, 2011
The Residential Tenancy Branch provides landlords and tenants with information and dispute resolution services. The information on this B.C. government web site will help you understand your rights...
Keywords: Government Policy, Housing, housing, housing, tenants rights, tenants rights, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Government information
April 11, 2011
The British Columbia Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a non-profit society that advances the interests of groups that are generally unrepresented or underrepresented in issues of major public...
Keywords: consumer advocacy, consumer law, consumer rights, credit, debit, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, disability rights, factsheets, farmworkers rights, Homelessness, Human Rights, Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), Legal Research, PLEI, Tenants' Rights, Utilities, Workers' Rights, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs, Organizations, Research and education, Services
March 8, 2011
The Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition facilitates the elimination of poverty in the Yukon through awareness, advocacy and action. Our members are an action-based team who partner with other community...
Keywords: anti-poverty, Disability, food bank, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, Organizing, Poverty Research, services, shelters, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Welfare, Organizations, Yukon
November 23, 2010
In British Columbia, landlords and property managers acting on their behalf must adhere to the privacy rules contained in the BC Personal Information Protection Act ("PIPA"). These guidelines are...
Keywords: Housing, landlords, privacy, tenants, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
March 29, 2010
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia, Directories
July 4, 2009
This resource guide put out by TRAC is useful for tenants who are renting condos. It lays out the roles and responsibilities of tenants and landlords in strata properties. (Updated 2012 version)
Keywords: Housing, strata, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia, General resources
March 25, 2009
A project by Raising The Roof, this website offers practical tools, resources and information sharing for frontline staff, managers and volunteers working to address the problem of homelessness in...
Keywords: advocacy, agencies, campaigns, frontline workers, Homelessness, Housing, initiatives, resources, service providers, Tenants' Rights, Directories, Gateways, All of Canada, Services