Ontario's Building Code
The Building Code Act, 1992 and the Building Code apply to all new buildings, demolitions and changes of use.
Learn more about Ontario’s Building Code to help you meet provincial building regulations.
Landlord Tenant Board
The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) resolves disputes between residential landlords and tenants; and eviction applications filed by non-profit housing co-operatives.
Note: Ontario has announced a temporary residential evictions moratorium effective January 14, 2021.
Consumer Protection & Your Home
Regulations & Rights
- Learn more about Ontario’s Building Code so you can understand our building regulations guidelines.
- Know your rights when you a Door-Door & Home Service Contract. Learn about avoiding common door-to-door scams for water heaters, home heating, and other services.
- What are your rights when Signing or Cancelling a Contract?
- How to protect your rights when Hiring a Mover.
- Help protect yourself and your home by knowing your rights before starting a home renovation. Learn how to hire a reliable contractor and see what you need to include in your contract with them.
- Find out how to File a Complaint against a business in Ontario.
Homebuyers & Condo Owners
- Learn how Ontario’s consumer laws Protect Homebuyers. Get information on choosing a real estate agent, buying a newly-built home and hiring a home inspector.
- Learn about your Rights and Responsibilities as a Condominium Owner.
- Contact the Condominium Authority Tribunal (CAT) to resolve certain types of condominium-related disputes conveniently, quickly, and affordably.
- What is Affordable Housing? Learn about programs to help you have a safe and affordable place to call home.
Housing Aid in Halton
- Visit the Halton Housing Support Webpage to find Halton Regions comprehensive list of housing aid programs.
- Halton Access to Community Housing (HATCH) follows a rent-geared-to-income (RGI) model, which provides safe rental housing for individuals and families with low incomes or financial assistance where you are currently renting.
- View Halton's Subsidized Housing Application Form.
- Search available Subsidized Housing Communities in Halton
- Halton Region's Housing Stability Program can provide one-time assistance with basic housing expenses, such as rental arrears, utility arrears, moving/storage or furniture.
- Halton Housing Help Services can help connect you to safe, affordable housing in Halton Region’s private market place.
- The Ontario Government has created a guide to help individuals understand the parameters of a Standard Leases in Ontario.
- Read about the Laws That Affect Tenants and Landlords in Ontario.
- Learn about the rules for rent, including Rent Increase Guidelines and resolving issues about rent control.
- View Halton Regions Quick Guide to Landlord Rights and Responsibilities.