Posted by Staff on Jun 2021 in All Stories, Features, Member Support, Sector voices, Slider |
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.
Posted by Staff on Nov 2020 in All Stories, Features, Sector voices, Slider, Uncategorized |
As the pandemic continues, one of the biggest concerns facing housing providers is operating safely, in a sustainable way, in the long-term. Read on for tips on keeping staff, tenants, and contractors safe during COVID-19.
Posted by Staff on Oct 2020 in All Stories, Features, Slider, Uncategorized |
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 transmission, housing providers have been operating with enhanced cleaning protocols to help protect the health and safety of tenants and staff. Some have been using fogging machines to augment regular cleaning routines. Read on to learn more about foggers and how they work.
Posted by Staff on Aug 2020 in All Stories, Features, Member Support, Slider, Uncategorized |
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?
Posted by Staff on Apr 2020 in All Stories, Features, Member Support, Slider, Uncategorized |
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.