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.

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February 21: Community Forum on Strategizing to Prevent Seniors Evictions

When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: 192 Spadina Ave, Bigger Bolder Room, lower level

CERA has been working with senior tenants and their service providers to understand the needs of older adults during evictions. You are invited to join them to discuss their findings.

Posted:
January 20, 2017

Eviction Prevention For Seniors Initiative – Ways To Participate

The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is seeking feedback from senior tenants, service providers, and landlords in Toronto to help prevent eviction of seniors.

Posted:
September 26, 2016

What can we do about housing discrimination?

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.

Posted:
January 04, 2012

November 21: NewHOME: Helping New Canadians Promote Their Housing Rights

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
Email john@equalityrights.org 

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.

Posted:
October 03, 2011

Housing and Human Rights Lunchtime Webinar Series

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.

Posted:
September 15, 2011