Course description

Learners will be introduced to the law and procedures that govern residential tenancies in Ontario. The Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) defines and regulates the relationship between a residential tenant and his or her landlord. In this course participants are introduced to the RTA, and to its enforcing body, the Landlord and Tenant Board. Included is an overview of what constitutes a residential lease, ending a lease before the termination date, and rules relating to rent. Those who wish to learn about the RTA’s treatment of privacy and harassment issues, evictions, and repair and maintenance issues will be interested in Residential Tenancies Act, Part II, which takes a closer look at those issues.

Course details

Hours: 10
Credits: 1
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2023 registration opens July 24, 2023. Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery