With changes to RGI taking effect and eligibility for tax credits and benefits on the line, it’s especially important that community housing residents file their taxes annually. Read on to learn about community volunteer tax clinics and how they can benefit both tenants and housing providers.
Ontario Nonprofit Network is taking over the blog! Learn about how non-profits fit into the Province’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout and how they can support it.
Recently, there was an incident between tenants that had the potential to become a safety concern. Can you please provide information on how we can prevent and/or resolve difficult/potentially violent conflicts between tenants without calling the police or filing an eviction notice?
Read on to see the answer.
Ontario released its 2021 Budget on March 24. Read on to see some of our housing sector “wins” in the budget.
DSO Housing Navigators – supporting innovative approaches and planning for housing for people with developmental disabilities
Developmental Services Ontario is taking over the blog! Learn about how DSO finds creative, person-centered housing and support options that help adults with developmental disabilities live independently in their communities.
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Clear communication skills are essential for housing providers. Read on to learn about the communication process and get tips on delivering information clearly and in a sensitive manner.
After a year of full- or part-time working from home, employers and employees are expressing concern about burnout. Read on to learn more about burnout and how you can help prevent it.
The new, simplified RGI rules are designed to make RGI rents easier for housing providers to calculate and easier for tenants to understand. Read on to see how some of the rules are changing.
It’s been nearly a year since the first provincial emergency was declared due to the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario. Read on to get the latest updates, see how they affect housing providers, and get resources to help you operate safely during the pandemic.
The Landlord and Tenant Board has recently announced a number of changes to its policies and procedures aimed at improving operations during COVID-19. Read on to see what’s new at the LTB.
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?
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.
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.