Rental Owners’ Association Reacts to Province’s Rent Control Announcement

(Toronto, April 20, 2017) FRPO President & CEO, Jim Murphy, Available to Media for Comment on Proposed Rental Industry Changes. The Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) meets today’s announcement by Premier Wynne with concern and, disappointment.  While FRPO shares the government’s interest in protecting Ontario’s renters, today’s decision to make changes to rent… Read More

Survey of Provincial Rental Providers shows changes to rent control legislation will chill housing development

(Toronto, April 18, 2017)  Biggest Rental Housing Providers Polled on Effects of Proposed Legislative Changes; Results Show Changes to Rent Control Puts New Purpose Built Housing Plans at Risk The Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) today released the results of a recent qualitative survey it conducted with a focus group representing the province’s… Read More

Further Consultation, Not Private Members Bill, Key to Better Rental Housing Policy and Affordability, Says Provincial Organization

(Toronto, March 20, 2017) The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) believes that today’s announcement of a private member’s bill by NDP MPP Peter Tabuns is premature and, if passed, will weaken the province’s rental housing market, limit consumer choice, chill building renewal initiatives and the development of new purpose-built rental product, and worsen… Read More