• New legislation addresses Ontario's timelines for planning decisions during COVID-19 emergency

    State of emergency allows for planning decisions

    Ontario has taken legislative steps to ensure that municipal councils do not need to worry about decision timelines under the Planning Act during the COVID-19-related state of emergency.
  • insurance

    COVID-19 and your insurance policy

    Michael Fried, President of Aftermath Consulting Group, LLC., addresses uncertainties related to insurance coverage and best practices for protecting assets, employees and residents.
  • anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

    Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

    Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: mixing bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.

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  • development in Canada

    Dawn of a new era for development in Canada

    With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, many analysts predict we're at the dawn of a new era for development in Canada.
  • Canada's apartment market

    A hopeful outlook for Canada’s rental market

    As the average rent in Canada hit a record low of 9.1 % from a year ago, analysts share a hopeful outlook for Canada's rental market in 2021 and beyond.
  • Temporary Rental Assistance

    Tenant screening in the age of COVID

    As COVID-19 continues to threaten Canadians, it is crucial that landlords have the right tenant screening systems in place to attract the ideal resident.

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  • Bill 184

    The pros and cons of Bill 184

    Ontario’s Bill 184 has raised the ire of tenant advocacy groups over concerns it will drive renters further into debt while making evictions easier for landlords.
  • freeze on rent

    Help for landlords facing revenue loss

    Apartment owners aren’t just fearing heightened exposure to COVID-19, but the potential onslaught of rent defaults by tenants unable to pay.
  • COVID-19 preparedness

    COVID-19 preparedness tips for landlords

    All businesses are impacted by the COVID-19 virus, but rental-housing providers play a critical role in the battle to mitigate the spread of this highly communicable disease.