Resources for Housing Concerns
Please contact the Center whenever you are having a housing problem. We want to be
aware of landlords who are not acting in the best interests of our students.
Resources at UT:
Student Legal Services, Inc. • Snyder Memorial Hall Room 1020 • 419-530-7230
Cost: $10 per semester
Legal consultation, advice, education, and representation
UT Legal Clinic • Law School Room 1048 • 419-530-4236 • Cost: FREE
Only for students ineligible for Student Legal Services
Local Agencies & Offices:
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority - 435 Nebraska Ave.; P.O. Box 477; Toledo 43697 - 419-259-9400
Provides housing opportunities for qualified individuals & families
Toledo Catholic Charities' Housing Services - 1933 Spielbusch; Toledo 43624 - 419-244-6711
Cost: FREE - Helps eligible individuals obtain housing, life-skill planning, and financial assistance for rent and utilities.
Toledo Fair Housing Center - 2116 Madison Avenue; Toledo 43624 - 419-243-6163
Cost: FREE - Discrimination complaints; compliance with fair housing laws.
City of Toledo Housing Court - 555 N. Erie St.; Toledo 43624 - (Criminal) - 419-936-3650; (Civil) - 419-245-1926
Information for and about tenants, landlords, and nuisance properties. Guide to neighborhoods.
St. Paul's Community Center - 230 N. 13th St.; Toledo 43624 - 419-259-4605
Comprehensive services to help enable individuals to gain skills needed to live successfully in the community. Services include advocacy in securing housing, income benefits, health care, and more.
Citizens' Dispute Settlement Program - Toledo Municipal Court - 555 N. Erie St.; Toledo 43612 - 419-245-1951
Mediation through attorneys
Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) - 520 Madison; 740 Spitzer Building; Toledo 43604 - 419-255-0814; toll-free - 419-1-800-837-0814 - TDD - 419-259-2883
A non-profit agency providing legal assistance in civil matters to help eligible low-income individuals and groups achieve equal opportunity, self-reliance, and equality.
Small Claims Court - 555 N. Erie; Toledo 43624 - 419-245-1926 Cost: $46 (+$6 for additional defendant)
Handles court claims up to $3,000
Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program - 311 N. Superior St.; Toledo 43604 - 419-242-9363 Handles cases such as housing and individual rights