Call for Youth Volunteers

Become a Peer Facilitator! Do you believe in housing rights for all? So do we! If you are 16-29 years old and live in Toronto or GTA, we invite you to join us as a Peer Facilitator! You will be delivering our free, interactive and engaging peer-led education workshops on housing rights in order to […]

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November 4, 2019

Federal Election 2019 – Platform Tracker on Youth Homelessness and Right to Housing

CERA’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is a group that is working towards the prevention of youth homelessness in the City of Toronto. We reached out to federal election candidates in Toronto hoping to find out how they plan to act on this issue. On June 20th of this year, the federal government passed the National […]

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October 9, 2019

CERA’s Submission on Property Standards and Building Maintenance to the City of Toronto

Background The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. For sixteen years, CERA has served 1500 clients annually who are facing eviction and human rights violations in their housing, such as the need for […]

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September 26, 2019

CERA’s Submission on the City of Toronto’s Multi-Tenant (Rooming) House Review

Background The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. For sixteen years, CERA has served 1500 clients annually who are facing eviction and human rights violations in their housing, such as the need for […]

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September 26, 2019

CERA’s Submission to the City of Toronto Re: Inclusionary Zoning

Re: Inclusionary Zoning Submission About CERA The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. For sixteen years, CERA has served 1500 clients annually who are facing eviction and human rights violations in their housing, […]

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August 21, 2019

CERA’s Submission on the Government of Ontario’s Proposed Regulatory Amendments to the Housing Services Act, 2011.

About CERA The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. For sixteen years, CERA has served 1500 clients annually who are facing eviction and human rights violations in their housing, such as the need […]

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July 24, 2019

CERA’s Submission on the City of Toronto’s HousingTO 2020-2030 Action Plan

Housing in Toronto: A Human Rights-Based Approach Introduction The housing crisis in Toronto has reached epidemic proportions. According to the City of Toronto’s own market analysis, “Toronto’s housing and homeless supports system is bursting at the seams.”1 Social housing waiting lists and waiting times have grown, and renters are living in increasingly unaffordable units and […]

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July 23, 2019

CERA’s Submission on the Government of Ontario’s Seniors Strategy

About CERA The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. For sixteen years, CERA has served 1500 clients annually who are facing eviction and human rights violations in their housing, such as the need […]

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July 23, 2019

CERA’s Submission on Bill 108 – More Homes, More Choice Act

CERA’s Submission on Bill 108 – More Homes, More Choice Act May 31, 2019 CERA’s Human Rights Based Perspective The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (“CERA”) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to preventing evictions, ending housing discrimination and addressing human rights violations in housing across Ontario. CERA was founded in 1987 as the […]

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May 31, 2019

Call for Artists – Video and Comic Book Production

About CERA: The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to promoting housing security and ending housing discrimination across Ontario. CERA was founded in 1987 as the only organization in Canada with a primary focus on promoting human rights in housing. 30 years later, we continue to carry out […]

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May 6, 2019