Raising awareness about human rights in housing

Together with landlord, tenant and other housing advocacy organizations, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is enlisting the help of websites and print media that provide rental housing listings in order to increase awareness of human rights issues in housing, and find ways to prevent and address discriminatory rental housing ads.

OHRC has released resources for newspapers that highlight best practises and simple steps publishers can take to avoid publishing discriminatory ads.

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