Guidance and resources on mould in housing

Mould Expert Report: Health Impacts of Indoor Dampness and Mould and Effective Remediation and Prevention Strategies

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 mThis expert report on mould in housing, prepared by leading experts in the field, summarizes the scientific evidence of health effects associated with mould, and provides practical guidance on mould remediation and prevention..


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.


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.


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.


Additional Resources:

Health Canada:

Mould webpage

National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH):

Mould Assessment Recommendations, October, 2010

Mould Remediation Recommendations, October, 2010