Commuter Student Services

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
    http://studentlegalservices.utoledo.edu

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. 
    http://www.catholiccharitiesnow.org/housing_employ.html

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.
    http://www.toledohousingcourt.org

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
    Cost:  FREE
    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
    Cost:  FREE
    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

Last Updated: 8/24/15