A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (OHRC) —Talos vs. Grand Erie District School Board — will impact the common practice of ending benefits for employees over the age of 65. Find out what this might mean for housing providers.
The Repair and Renewal Stream of the NHCIF will offer over $3 billion in low-interest loans and $2.26 in direct contributions across Canada. Find out more details on how to apply.
Provincial non-profit housing associations have come together to create a new Alliance.
Exploring what we know so far about the $13.2 billion National Housing Co-Investment Fund and application process.
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Community housing providers find themselves in an exciting time of historic government investment in our sector. At the same time, we are also facing the challenges of end of operating agreements/mortgages and heightened expectations and requirements from funders. Now more than ever we will need sound financial oversight.
We are a non-profit housing provider, are we required to use the Ministry of Housing’s new standard lease after April 30?
The use of recreational and medical cannabis has raised a number of questions for non-profit housing providers. To help clear up some of the confusion, we’re answering your most common questions on this issue.
Question: A bedbug infestation has taken place in one of our units. The unit is overcrowded with the tenant’s belongings, and we have been told by the exterminator that pest control treatment cannot be completed unless a significant amount is cleared out. The tenant will not cooperate in emptying their unit. As a landlord, do I have authority to remove contents from the unit?
The use of recreational and medical cannabis is a hot topic in Ontario right now, and it has raised a number of questions for non-profit housing providers. To help clear up some of the confusion, we’re answering your most common questions on the issue.
It’s awards season again, and ONPHA’s 2018 Awards program is now accepting nominations. To kick things off...
With all that’s happened in the affordable housing sector over the past year, it seems like community...
ONPHA previously wrote about how Ontario’s property tax system does not treat non-profit...
Question: One of our tenants has recently acquired a scooter for mobility but we’re not sure how to accommodate it. What steps should we take?
Now that the federal government has delivered the National Housing Strategy, we need the Province to build...
Though Ontario’s housing system does not currently have common standards across Service Manager areas, these could potentially be introduced as part of the new modernized framework. Take a look at Ireland’s standards and consider what this might look like in our own context.
Many housing providers across Canada are already living the reality of the end of their original operating...
You can’t see it, you can’t smell it, and you can’t taste it, but this silent killer could show up in your building. Learn how to protect tenants, staff and yourself.