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Listed below are links to organizations that will assist you in obtaining more information on matters that you may be currently pursuing related to residential rental occupancy / building maintenance.

The City of Toronto neither endorses nor recommends use of any of the sites/services listed in this section. They are provided as a matter of information, interest and convenience.

Toronto Public Health provides a wide range of health education and disease prevention initiatives to promote health and prevent illness across the City of Toronto.
Toronto Fire Services is committed to protecting life, property and the environment from fire, hazardous materials, natural disasters and other emergencies. The Fire Prevention Division of Fire Services provides information about emergencies, fire regulations, home inspections, and the Alarm for Life campaign regarding smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detection.
Technical Standards & Safety Authority delivers a variety of public safety education and consumer information programs to increase knowledge around hazards, and promote safer behaviours. The TSSA partners with industry and other safety associations and works with advisory councils to develop and deliver these programs.
Electrical Safety Authority is responsible for enforcing a level of public electrical safety across Ontario that will keep the residents safe where they live, work and play.
Ontario Building Code Receive information on how to obtain copies of the Building Code publications and the latest Code developments, advice on interpreting the Code requirements, how to become qualified or registered, information on resolving disputes, access training and more.
Community Legal Education Ontario is a community legal clinic that produces clear language material for people with low incomes. Main topics include social assistance, landlord tenant law, refugee and immigration law, workers’ compensation, women’s issues, family law, employment insurance and human rights.
Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal has been established to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants and provide information about the Tenant Protection Act. It provides information to landlords and tenants concerning their rights and obligations under the Act. Requests can be made to review an order under certain conditions.
Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association members have a respected and powerful voice at all levels of government.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ensures availability, accessibility and choice of housing funding to Canadians by being creative, competitive and effective. It improves housing and supports the housing market by being the key Canadian source of reliable and objective housing information. CMHC participates in assisted housing initiatives as directed by the federal government with ongoing responsibility for federal social housing funding. In particular, CMHC supports aboriginal communities in their efforts to become self-sufficient in developing and maintaining their housing.
Government of Ontario statutes and associated regulations allows you to search all current Consolidated Law, Source Law and Annual Consolidations.


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