News comes rapidly as Ontario and Quebec take their first steps to loosen restrictions on social distancing. In this In Case You Missed It news roundup, our focus is on Ontario re-opening its economy and what ONPHA’s doing to support you.
ONPHA worked with its Urban and Rural Indigenous Housing Advisory Committee and consultants Daniel J. Brant and Associates to create and Urban and Rural Indigenous Plan for Ontario.
Learn about how the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) is working to help affordable housing providers reduce costs and emissions through sustainable builds and retrofits.
The arrival of COVID-19 has brought with it a set of unprecedented challenges for housing providers, not the least of which is ensuring a safe environment for tenants and staff. We’ve outlined some of the protocols ONPHA Members have adopted to keep their properties and workspaces as safe as possible during the pandemic.
While necessary, social distancing restrictions are proving difficult for many. We talked to community housing providers across Ontario to see what they’re doing to keep tenants connected and informed while helping to reduce social isolation.
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Most community housing providers will at some point, find themselves facing the difficult situation of a tenant having passed away in their unit.
Read on to learn more about how to prepare your organization to handle the death of a tenant safely and compassionately while taking appropriate steps to ensure legal compliance.
My organization is unsure about how we should handle unit turnovers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read on to learn more.
In this week’s In Case You Missed It, we’ll go over the top 3 key updates over the past few weeks to keep you in the know and help your businesses run smoothly. Since our last In Case You Missed It, ONPHA has some major updates.
Read on to learn more.
A province-wide assessment of property tax values was to have been undertaken this year. It has been postponed. Read on to see how this will impact Ontario’s non-profit housing providers.
We caught up with some of our past ONPHA Award recipients to see how winning their awards impacted them organizationally and on a personal level.
Read on to hear what they had to say.
News happens fast these days. Hour-by-hour, day-by-day, the coronavirus epidemic alters how governments and the sector acts. Read on to catch up on news you may have missed.
Spring has officially arrived, and this particular spring comes with a unique set of challenges. Many community housing providers are finding it difficult to maintain services due to reduced staff availability and the need to work under the constraints of social distancing protocols.
Read on to learn about some of the important tasks you may be able to get started on, even with reduced staffing.
As the global community continues to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario’s provincial government laid out a reduced budget on March 25, 2020. These measures are just “phase one” of the province’s fiscal actions, Premier Ford told journalists earlier in the week.
Read on to find out how community housing providers will be impacted.
Across Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic is seeing most non-essential personnel work from home where possible. Those who are used to working from home occasionally will find that switching over to full-time remote work requires some adjustment. Read on to get tips for working remotely.
Whether you’re looking to gain skills and knowledge to help you in your current role or to move into a new position, it’s important to make time to build new expertise and give your existing knowledge a tune-up.
Get tips on how to make time for professional development opportunities.
Bed bugs are one of the most challenging issues a property manager can face in their day-to-day operations. What happens when you think you may have a bed bug infestation? Where do you start?
We have few opportunities to influence how government and developers operate. However, community consultations offer a chance to make a direct impact on property development in our communities. Find out more about how to prepare for and get involved in community consultations.
So your organization is finally on Twitter. Great! You’re now plugged in to one of the largest social networking platforms in the world, with limitless opportunities to build awareness and new connections. Now what?
I am having an issue with odours coming from a unit in the building I manage. The smell of cat urine is extremely pervasive even in the hallway outside this unit – it’s overpowering even when you’re just walking past. I am keen to respect the tenant’s rights, but I have received numerous complaints from others about the odour.