Smoke-Free Ontario –

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act affects people in all walks of life, including landlords, proprietors, employers, workers, retailers and health care service providers. Find out how the Act affects you.

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 –

The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 sets out the rights and responsibilities of residential landlords and tenants in Ontario. Read the Act for yourself.

Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board –

The mission of the Landlord and Tenant Board is to inform landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act and provide balanced and timely dispute resolution in accordance with the law. Call toll-free: 1.888.332.3234

Landlord’s Self-Help Centre –

Landlord’s Self-Help Centre is a non-profit community legal clinic serving Ontario’s small-scale landlords exclusively. The Centre provides information, advice and referrals.  Printed materials and outreach programs aimed at helping landlords better understand their rights and responsibilities are also provided. Call toll-free: 1.800.730.3218

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation –

CMHC is Canada’s national housing agency with many useful resources available online, including excellent publications on addressing indoor air quality issues in apartments.

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association –

The NSRA is a non-profit health organization that has worked exclusively in the field of tobacco control for over 30 years. Its mission is to promote public health by eliminating illness and death caused by tobacco, including second-hand smoke.

Health Canada –

See what Health Canada has to say about second-hand smoke, ventilation and indoor air quality.

US Surgeon General – The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General 2006

Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association –

ONPHA is the voice of non-profit housing in Ontario, with 770 non-profit organizations providing housing in 220 communities across the province. Members include municipal and private non-profits of all sizes, with all types of funding.

Other Smoke-free Housing Websites

Smoke-Free Housing Canada –

Smoke-Free Housing Canada is a national website dedicated to educating landlords, tenants and condominium owners on the issue of second-hand smoke in multi-unit dwellings. The Canadian Smoke-Free Housing Coalition helps to maintain and provide guidance on this site.

Smoke-free Housing Quebec

Smoke-free Housing BC

Smoke-free Housing Nova Scotia

US Websites

Michigan Smoke-Free Housing

Oregon Smoke-Free Housing

Minnesota – Live Smoke-Free

Maine Smoke-Free Housing


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