The New Process for Evictions from Non-Profit Co-operative Housing

Recorded on May 20, 2014 - This webinar is a recording of a live presentation that covers the process for evictions from non-profit co-operative housing that comes into effect in Ontario on June 1, 2014. The presentation is for lawyers, legal workers and housing workers who will be representing or advising members of housing co-operatives who are facing eviction.  The presentation covers...

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Date:
May 20, 2014
Length:
1 hour and 40 minutes

The 'In and Out' of Evictions

Recorded on June 13, 2012  - Getting evicted from a home is never pleasant. This webinar, intended for community workers, gives information on how to advise clients who are dealing with eviction. The webinar looks at who is a tenant, what tenants face when they receive an eviction notice, and the role of the Landlord and Tenant Board.

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Date:
June 13, 2012
Length:
57 minutes

Introduction to the Ontario Housing Services Act

Recorded on April 26, 2012 - Ontario's new Housing Services Act 2011 came into effect on January 1, 2012. This webinar provides an overview of the key elements service providers working with low income tenants...

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Date:
April 26, 2012
Length:
44 minutes

The Road to Home: Working with Homeless Immigrants and Refugees

This webinar focuses on how to deliver culturally competent services through an anti-oppression framework, and how this framework is crucial in providing effective support and services to clients. Facilitated by Carolina Gajardo, COSTI Immigrant Services.

This is one of three webinars facilitated by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA), the Advocacy Centre for Tenants...

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Date:
April 26, 2011
Length:
78 minutes

Residential Tenancies: What You Need to Know

This webinar has information on tenants' rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act. When can tenants be evicted? What is the process? What if a tenant has serious repair/maintenance issues? Facilitated by Tracy Heffernan, Director of the Tenant Duty Counsel Program, Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO).

This is one of three webinars facilitated by the Centre...

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Date:
April 19, 2011
Length:
86 minutes

The Human Rights Code and Rental Housing

Recorded on April 12, 2011 - This webinar focuses on how Ontario's Human Rights Code applies to rental housing and how to identify and challenge discrimination. It looks at the discriminatory barriers in housing experienced by recent immigrants and refugees, what rental criteria are and are not permitted under the Code, and what steps can be taken to promote the housing rights of newcomers to...

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Date:
April 12, 2011
Length:
80 minutes

Residential Tenancies Act: The Basics

Recorded on Wednesday, Dec 15 2010 (75 minutes) - This webinar is presented by Sheeba Sibal of West Scarborough Community Legal Services. It gives service providers an overview of the Ontario Residential Tenancies Act including who is covered. The webinar looks at requirements of the lease, rules about rent, termination of tenancy by tenant, tenant privacy rights, the eviction process, and...

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Date:
December 15, 2010
Length:
75 minutes