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Are you the landlord of a residential property? Are you the tenant of a rental unit like an apartment or a house? The Residential Tenancies Act sets out the responsibilities and obligations of landlords and tenants in Ontario.

The Legal Information Centre can help you understand your rights and obligations so you can handle your legal problems relating to a rental agreement, rent, necessary repairs and renovations, insurance, or any other issue pertaining to rental units in Ontario.

The Ottawa Legal Information Centre offers a free 30-minute meeting with a lawyer in person or by telephone to all residents of Ontario. Information, referral and support services are offered in English and in French, on a confidential basis.

To use our services:

Find the Centre:

85 Albert Street, suite 1400
Ottawa (Ontario) K1P 6A4
Tel: 613-842-7462 | 1-844-343-7462

Hours of operation:

  • Monday: 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Tuesday: 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Wednesday: 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm| 5 pm to 7 pm by appointment only.
  • Thursday: 9 am to 12 pm | 1 pm to 5 pm
  • Friday: 9 am to 12 pm