Lack of Heat in Rental Unit
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What is the Heating By-law?
The City of Windsor By-law #195-2011 requires all rented or leased dwellings to provide heat between September 15 and June 15. The minimum temperature of the dwelling must be 70°F or 21°C.
What to do if you do not have heat?
- Contact your landlord and ask for the heat to be fixed immediately. Keep records of your attempts to contact your landlord.
- If you live in a building that has six or more units, call 311 to put in a complaint.
- If you live in a building that has five or less units, call the Health Unit at (519) 258-2146 ext. 4475.
- If you're concerned about your legal rights, contact the Landlord and Tenant Board at 1-888-332-3234.