You bring specific experience and know-how to the table, but what do you gain from becoming a board member?
Read on to discover some of the most compelling reasons to serve on a non-profit board.
Many non-profit housing providers consider having tenants on the board to be invaluable for the health of their organization.
Read on to learn more about how to start planning for a tenant presence on your board.
This year, we’ve faced unprecedented changes to the way we live and work. ONPHA has been offering online courses since 2005. With 15 years of experience under our belt, we’re more than ready to help you meet your professional development goals.
As the need for social distancing wears on, it may no longer be feasible to put off less urgent maintenance work, fire inspections, and general unit inspections. So how can housing providers conduct repairs and inspections while protecting the health of residents, staff, and contractors?
Can you explain the new minimum rent rules and in particular, please clarify how rent is calculated for tenants who are currently paying less than the new minimum rent and how the new minimum rent applies to OW and ODSP recipients and how utility adjustments factor in?
Learn more about Stage 3 of the Province’s Reopening Plan and how the relaxed restrictions may impact community housing provider services and operations.
Businesses across the province are entering and preparing to enter Stage 3 of the Province’s reopening plan. Read on to learn about how ONPHA’s new resource can help you plan a safe return to work.
My organization is looking at the various COVID-19 government assistance/relief programs. I have been looking into the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy but I need more information. Can you tell me if non-profit housing providers are eligible, and if so, are the funds received from this program taxable?
Learn about how ONPHA membership is an essential tool to help community housing providers weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 25, 2020 the Province lifted some COVID-19 restrictions, allowing community gardens to open.
Are you opening up your community gardening space or considering implementing a garden for the first time? Read on to learn about ways you can do so safely and in line with public health restrictions.
Is your Annual General Meeting (AGM) coming up? What does that mean for your organization during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read on to find out how you can still hold your AGM and get tips and tools for running effective virtual meetings.
Our building is currently smoke-free. How can we accommodate tenants who are self-isolating due to COVID-19 so they can use tobacco and/or cannabis safely without affecting others’ rights to a smoke-free environment?
Bill 184, Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act, 2020 (Bill 184) represents the culmination of several years of consultation between the Province and the community and rental housing sectors.
Read the summary of ONPHA’s legal analysis of the Bill.
On July 1, 2020, changes to the way rent-geared-to-income (RGI) is administered are set to come into effect as part of the Ontario government’s Community Housing Renewal Strategy (CHRS). Learn about these changes and how ONPHA can help your organization adjust.
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.