News from Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)
Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is a charitable, non-profit organization in Canada dedicated to ending discrimination in housing and promoting human rights in housing. CERA has offices in Toronto and Ottawa.More information
A Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) blog post says that, to effectively tackle housing discrimination, Ontario needs an enforcement process that recognizes the importance of early intervention and monitoring.
Date November 21, 2011
Time 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (please join us at 12 p.m. for lunch)
Where The Hub - mid Scarborough, 2660 Eglinton Avenue East (Brimley and Eglinton)
Contact John Fraser
Phone 416-944-0087 ext. 28
This workshop will discuss issues related to Ontario's Human Rights Code and housing, tenant rights under the Residential Tenancies Act, and strategies for working effectively with diverse communities.
In October, the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation will be hosting a free lunch-time webinar series on housing and human rights in Ontario.
The goal of the centre's website, called Canadian Housing Equality Resources (CHER), is to provide housing workers and advocates across Canada with information and tools to enable them to overcome the barriers that keep people from accessing and retaining adequate housing.
Guide on human rights, disability, and the duty to accomodate published for housing workers and tenants
This guide produced by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is intended to enhance the understanding of human rights law as it pertains to disability, housing, and the duty to accommodate.