LTB | September 1, 2021
Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 Amendments Take Effect Today – New and Updated Landlord and Tenant Board Rules, Guidelines and Forms Now Available Online

Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) resulting from Bill 184, the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020, take effect today. As a result of the amendments: Tenants can claim compensation equal to 12 months’ rent if their landlord issued an eviction notice in bad faith or the landlord does not allow […]

LTB | July 6, 2021
Statement on Ombudsman’s Office 2020-2021 Annual Report

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario and Karen Restoule, Associate Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board, issued the following statement in response to the Ombudsman’s Office Annual Report released on June 29, 2021: “Tribunals Ontario is taking concrete action to ensure Ontarians have access to timely, efficient and accessible services at the Landlord […]

TO | July 2, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Launches “Navigate Tribunals Ontario”, Expands Digital Services to Improve Access to Justice

Tribunals Ontario is launching Navigate Tribunals Ontario, an online tool that will empower users with tailored information about their rights and responsibilities and the rules and processes at the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). “Navigate Tribunals Ontario is an example of how we are putting users first as we expand our digital services to improve […]

TO | June 21, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Expanding Access Terminals to Hamilton, London, and Ottawa Hearing Centres

As part of Tribunals Ontario’s commitment to access to justice, the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is expanding access terminals to three more hearing centres in Ontario. Starting June 21, LTB parties who do not have access to a telephone, computer and/or the internet may be accommodated in the Hamilton, London and Ottawa hearing centres […]

LTB | May 14, 2021
Landlord and Tenant Board Implementing Enhanced Scheduling Plan

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is working towards resuming full services by implementing a scheduling plan that will prioritize mediation services, reduce delays and enhance the quality of dispute resolution services. Effective May 31, 2021, the plan will allow for more matters to be heard and ensure that landlords and tenants with scheduled hearings […]

LTB | February 1, 2021
Landlord and Tenant Board Launches Online Payment for Application Fees

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is offering landlords and tenants a new and convenient way to pay application fees. Beginning February 1, 2021, applicants can use a Visa, MasterCard or debit card to pay for most application types online. Applicants who pay online can also file their application by email. “Ontarians expect to be […]

LTB: Online Payment

Important – September 1, 2021: If you are using the online payment portal to file a combined L1/L2, and your L2 is based on N12 or N13 notice, or for claiming costs relating to substantial interference or utilities, please ensure you are using the revised L2: Application to End a Tenancy and Evict a Tenant […]

LTB | January 27, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Increasing Access to Technology in Toronto

Tribunals Ontario is expanding options to address requests for alternative hearing formats for Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) parties in Toronto who do not have access to a telephone, computer and/or the internet. Starting February 1, LTB parties who need access to a computer and telephone terminal may be accommodated at the 15 Grosvenor Hearing […]

LTB | January 19, 2021
Landlord and Tenant Board Seeking Feedback to Update Forms and Guidelines

The Landlord and Tenant Board is inviting Ontarians to provide feedback on new and revised forms, instructions and guidelines related to upcoming changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) made by the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020. The feedback will help the LTB ensure that its forms, instructions and guidelines are […]

LTB | November 12, 2020
Landlord and Tenant Board Improving Services

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) is improving its operations and enhancing the quality of dispute resolution for the thousands of people across the province who access its services. The LTB is transforming its services to meet the needs of landlords and tenants by: Conducting hearings by telephone, video and in writing, where feasible. Shifting […]