City council has voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new bylaw that places tougher restrictions on apartment landlords while introducing new protections for tenants.
Healthy Homes - Habitation saine
Although there's few details, Ontario's housing minister vows that legislation is on the way.
Critics say good landlords will now suffer because of ‘bad apples’
Toronto-Danforth MPP Peter Tabuns urges tenants to mobilize for change
The new bylaw is to include new rules regarding repair requests, landlord registry, and pest control among other things.
City of Ottawa councillor Fleury to explore further protections of tenant rights
An Ottawa city councillor is proposing a landlord license with the goal of protecting students and low-income tenants in his ward.
Pledge seen as clear signal federal government is dedicated to creating new and affordable housing and keeping people off the streets.
“It is the Ontario Liberal Government’s responsibility to secure housing for all Ontarians. If we cannot afford our own spaces, we will move in to theirs.”