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Podcast – Mould in Rental Housing: Health Effects and Intersectoral Approaches

In this training podcast, an affected community member details her experience with mould in a rental unit and other presenters discuss, from public health and legal perspectives, how a family physician may facilitate help for an affected patient. Intended for Physicians, the podcast will be of interest to health and social providers, tenants and landlords.

Guide for Tenants/Patients Living with Mould

This user-friendly guide offers practical tips for tenants/patients experiencing health concerns related to mould in their home. It describes how to identify mould-related symptoms, suggests ways that a doctor can help get the mould problem fixed, and lists myth-busting facts about mould and mould clean-up.

Guide for Physicians and sample letter: Supporting patients with health effects related to mould.

Are you a physician with patients whose health is affected by mould? This guide provides a sample physician’s letter intended to help patients/tenants get mould in their rental units remediated, plus tips for connecting patients with local support services.

RentSafe Advocates Network

In November 2017, RentSafe tenant advocates from three rural communities in Ontario came together to discuss shared concerns about housing conditions and what is needed to ensure healthy homes for all. “Stigma in the System” is one of three videos in which they share their experiences and perspectives.

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Blogs & Podcasts

Podcast – Mould in Rental Housing: Health Effects and Intersectoral Approaches Listen to posdcast: RentSafe team members contributed to this training podcast for physicians. The podcast is part of the Enviro-Occ for Family Docs podcast series led by Dr. Marg…

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