Landlords cannot refuse to rent to you based on the following reasons:
- Race, colour, ethnic background, or birthplace
- Marital Status
- Sexual Orientation
- Having children or being pregnant
- Being on social assistance
If you think you have been discriminated against when looking for housing, contact the Ontario Human Rights Commission to make a complaint. You can also contact the Kingston Community Legal Clinic ( www.kclc.ca ) or the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation ( www.equalityrights.org ) for legal advice about discrimination.
For more information on tenant rights and responsibilities, contact: