If you’re experiencing mental health concerns during COVID-19, including anxiety and feelings of social isolation, you’re not alone. Read on for tips and tools that can help you improve your well-being.
Due to rising operating costs, our organization is considering the possibility of a merger or amalgamation with another organization but our board has had a largely negative response to the suggestion. How can we convince our long-term board members that this is the right decision for the organization?
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, ONPHA remains committed to advocacy at all levels of government to ensure our communities are protected and supported for the long-term. Catch up on some of our advocacy initiatives from the past few months.
ONPHA’s blog takeover series allows our members share their accomplishments by authoring a post for the ONPHA blog. Whether you have a new program, initiative, procedure, or project, we can help you get your stories out there.
Ottawa Community Housing is taking over the ONPHA blog! Learn how their drive to improve the tenant and employee experience alike led to them being chosen as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
The ONPHA team is excited to build on the work we did in 2020 and we’re using our experience and lessons learned to inform our strategies for 2021. We have a lot to accomplish this year and we’re ready to roll up our sleeves and get to it. Read on to see ONPHA’s New Year’s resolutions.
2020 has been an unpredictable, challenging and transformative year. ONPHA has been working hard to support its members and advocate to all levels of government for increased supports and funding opportunities for housing providers. Read on to see some of our biggest wins from this year.
Learn how Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust is acquiring and preserving affordable housing stock in a rapidly-gentrifying neighbourhood with help from investor VCIB.
Ottawa Community Housing reduces carbon footprint while building additional affordable housing capacity
Ottawa Community Housing is taking over the ONPHA blog! Learn about their innovative and award-winning green initiatives and how they’re improving the tenant experience.
We recently replaced the front door lock of our building due to its age and to manage some security issues we’ve been having. Many non-residents seemed to have their own keys to the front door that were copied and given out by residents. Is it within our rights as a landlord to restrict the number of keys we provide to residents?
ONPHA is celebrating National Housing Week. Read on to hear ONPHA CEO Marlene Coffey’s reflections on the past year, what we’ve accomplished as a sector, and the work we still have ahead of us.
On Wednesday, November 4, we welcomed nearly 1,000 attendees to our first-ever virtual Conference. We’re so grateful we were able to come together as a sector. Read on to see the highlights.
Ontario released its 2020 Budget on November 5, which remains focused on emergency COVID-19 responses. Read on for a summary of ONPHA’s full analysis of the 2020 Budget, including the top five takeaways for community housing and opportunities for next steps.
As the pandemic continues, one of the biggest concerns facing housing providers is operating safely, in a sustainable way, in the long-term. Read on for tips on keeping staff, tenants, and contractors safe during COVID-19.
How can housing providers continue to operate safely and successfully as the pandemic wears on? We recently gathered housing providers from across the province and the country to discuss their successes, lessons learned, and their plans for the future.
To say that this has been a year of ups and downs would be an understatement. We’ve summed up our past year of work in our 2019-2020 Annual Report. Read on to see the highlights.