These services offer free legal advice to low income tenants. If you do not have legal representation on the day of your hearing at the Landlord Tenant Board, you can ask for assistance from the Tenant Duty Counsel Program.

Tenant Duty Counsel ProgramĀ – Same Day/Drop In Legal Service

Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP)
425 Adelaide St W, 5th Fl
TDCP lawyers, located in Landlord and Tenant Board offices, offer legal advice and limited legal assistance to low income, unrepresented tenants on the day of their hearing.
This is a same-day drop-in service.
For more extensive legal services, contact a community legal clinic.

Legal Information for Special Needs Groups

Advocacy Centre for the Elderly 416-598-2656
2 Carlton St, Ste 701
Provides information and advisory services to low-income senior tenants.

Discrimination and Human Rights in Housing

Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) 416-944-0087
Promotes human rights in housing and ending housing discrimination.

Community Legal Clinics

These clinics offer free legal advice and representation to low-income tenants.

Location Contact
Aboriginal Legal Services 416-408-3967
African Canadian Legal Clinic 416-214-4747
Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples 416-533-8545
Downsview Community Legal Services 416-635-8388
Downtown Legal Services 416-978-6447
East Toronto Community Legal Services 416-461-8102
Flemingdon Community Legal Services 416-441-1764
Jane-Finch Community Legal Services 416-398-0677
Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services 416-924-4244
Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic 416-971-9674
Neighbourhood Legal Services 416-861-0677
Parkdale Community Legal Services 416-531-2411
Rexdale Community Legal Services 416-741-5201
Scarborough Community Legal Services 416-438-7182
South Asia Legal Clinic of Ontario 416-487-6371
South Etobicoke Community Legal Services 416-252-7218
West Scarborough Community Legal Services 416-285-4460
West Toronto Community Legal Services 416-531-7376
Willowdale Community Legal Services 416-492-2437
Unison Health & Community Services 416-653-5400
University of Toronto Downtown Legal Services 416-934-4535
York University (CLASP) Student Legal Aid Service Society 416-736-5029