AODA Accessibility Standard Compliance

This page includes information on helping rental housing providers understand and comply with required standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

 

Landlords’ Toolkit for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
The toolkit is designed to assist landlords in implementing the AODA and its accessibility standards. It should be read in conjunction with the AODA, its regulations and the accompanying resource guide.

Landlords’ Guide to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
This guide is designed to provide landlords in Ontario with information about their obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (“AODA”). In the following pages you will find useful legal information, templates, checklists and resources to assist you in meeting these obligations.

FRPO Bulletin: Deadline to File Accessibility Compliance Report (November 2014)
Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, businesses and organizations with 20 or more employees are required to report on their policies and practices to make their services accessible to people with disabilities.

Accessibility Standards for Customer Service: Summary of Requirements (March 2008)
This document was produced by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.

FRPO Article: Compliance Deadline Looms for AODA Customer Service Standard (September 2011)
The deadline for compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005 (AODA) customer service standard was January 1, 2012. This standard applies to all multi-residential and commercial landlords that that have at least one employee in Ontario. By Laura McKeen, Cohen Highley LLP.