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The Human Rights Code and Rental Housing

Recorded on April 12, 2011 (80 minutes). This webinar focuses on how Ontario's Human Rights Code applies to rental housing and how to identify and challenge discrimination. It looks at the discriminatory barriers in housing experienced by recent immigrants and refugees, what rental criteria are and are not permitted under the Code, and what steps can be taken to promote the housing rights of newcomers to Canada. Facilitated by John Fraser, Program Director, Centre for Equality Rights in Accomodation (CERA).

This is one of three webinars facilitated by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA), the Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO), and COSTI Immigrant Services for community workers who provide housing assistance to recent immigrants and refugees. The series is part of CLEO's Connecting Communities Consortium Project.

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