Housing Help Clinic

HRC’s Housing Help Clinic is a free drop-in service open to anyone who is struggling with their housing for any reason, including:

  • Low income (precarious employment, inadequate income support)
  • Eviction Proceedings (legal or illegal)
  • Landlord and tenant issues or disputes
  • Inappropriate or unsuitable housing
  • Discrimination
  • Rent or utility arrears
  • Credit, debt, or financial management concerns
  • Relationship breakdown

Housing Help Clinic services include:

  • Housing Searching and Housing Search Tools (Intent to Rent forms, Housing Search Checklists, etc.)
  • Budgeting for housing
  • Information and education for tenants
  • Help with landlord and tenant issues
  • Advocacy, negotiation, and mediation with utility providers (Electricity, Water/Sewer, heat) and landlords
  • Help with rental applications, including Community Housing Applications (RGI, Affordable Housing)
  • Referrals to other community, government, legal, and social service programs
  • Referrals to HRC Housing Counsellors
  • OESP Applications (Ontario Electricity Support Program)
  • Financial assistance and homelessness prevention fund applications

No appointment is needed!

Housing Help Clinic hours are:  
Monday – Friday
10:00am – 12:00pm  and  1:00pm – 4:00pm

When you come to the clinic please bring any documents you think will be helpful, including ID, eviction notices, rent receipts, utility bills, rental application forms, paystubs, OW/ODSP statements, etc.