LTB: Renting in Ontario

Renting in Ontario Last Updated: May 5, 2022 Read about the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in Ontario under the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) and processes at the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). If you are experiencing a problem with your rental unit or agreement, you can also visit our online tool, Navigate Tribunals […]

TO | December 8, 2021
Tribunals Ontario Launches “Tribunals Ontario Portal”

Today, Tribunals Ontario launched the Tribunals Ontario Portal – a new case management system that will transform how users engage with tribunals. First announced in March as part of the Ontario government’s Justice Accelerated strategy, the new system will streamline the dispute resolution process by allowing applications to be filed, processed, and scheduled online. The […]

TO | November 17, 2021
Leadership Announcement

Sean Weir, Executive Chair of Tribunals Ontario issued the following leadership announcement: “Karen Restoule has advised me of her intent to resign as Alternate Executive Chair, and Associate Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board, Child And Family Services Review Board, Custody Review Board, and Ontario Special Education Tribunals. Her last day will be January […]

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

December 8, 2021: L1, L2, L1/L2, T2, T6, and T2/T6 applications can be filed online using the Tribunals Ontario Portal. These application types cannot be filed by email. The L10 Application cannot be filed by email. To file an L10 application, you must use the fillable PDF form and submit it by mail or courier. […]