Community housing in Ontario is at a critical moment in history. Read on to learn about ONPHA’s Solutions Lab on Community housing for the future: Taking collective action toward resiliency, a collaborative, future-oriented dialogue on Ontario’s community housing system.
Get a preview of day two of the 2021 Conference and hear Centre for Housing Excellence Senior Manager Helen Harris’ insights on the importance of people-centred housing solutions.
Learn about Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation’s Capital Regeneration Strategy and its plans for renewal, repair, regeneration, and development.
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Protecting an organization from risk is one of the most important responsibilities of a non-profit board. Read on to learn more about risk management and the steps involved in creating an effective risk management strategy.
Get a preview of day one of the 2021 Conference and hear ONPHA CEO Marlene Coffey’s insights into how we’ll examine systemic solutions and prepare for the future of the community housing sector.
One of our tenants has moved his daughter and her children into his unit on an emergency basis. If she starts to pay a portion of rent and is included in the father’s rent calculation, would she be considered a tenant? Read on to see the answer.
The LTB, with the input of key stakeholders, has recently undertaken a series of changes aimed at improving access to and modernizing its services. Read on to see the latest updates.
The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA), passed in 2010, is scheduled to come into effect later this year. Read on to learn about some of the changes you can expect to see when ONCA comes into force.
Ottawa Community Housing (OCH) recently announced that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding with PAL Ottawa to create 80 new units for senior arts workers in Ottawa.
Learn about this new development and the partnership between the two organizations.
ONPHA recently gathered together community housing leaders to discuss the dos and don’ts of housing development in our ‘Developing community housing – lessons from the frontline’ workshop. Read on to get CCOC/Cahdco’s breakdown of the key elements and steps to consider when developing community housing.
Whether you’re a small or large organization, having a strong social media presence can have a huge impact on your non-profit’s overall success in today’s world. Read on as we provide valuable tips and tricks on how you can boost your non-profit’s presence on social media!
reKINdle aims to address the marginalization faced by older LGBTQ2+ adults living in Waterloo Region as they access community services and housing. We caught up with the project leads from SPECTRUM and Community Justice Initiatives to learn how they worked together to bring this innovative program to life.
Creating an air conditioning policy that strikes a balance between ensuring the safety of tenants, staff, and the public and the well-being of tenants can be tricky. Read on to learn about Ottawa Community Housing Corporation’s air conditioning standard and how it was developed.
At its best, the strategic planning process harnesses the wisdom, insights, experiences, and creative energies of the individuals responsible for delivering the organization’s mission. Read on to learn more about strategic planning.
A long-term tenant has sadly passed away recently and we are unclear as to how we should deal with her possessions. She did not leave a will. Are we allowed to dispose of the tenant’s possessions (including their car) after a certain amount of time has passed? Read on to see the answer.
ONPHA member Fred Victor is helping its clients and the local community get vaccinated against COVID-19. We spoke to CEO Keith Hambly about Fred Victor’s services and its role in the vaccination rollout.
The arrival of the pandemic had community housing providers scrambling to adapt their services to meet health restrictions. Read on to see how Halton Community Housing Corporation has been employing technology to improve their services and how doing so helped support their pandemic response.