Landlords & Tenants Collect 400,000 lbs of Food for 36 Ontario Food Banks

April 29, 2015 – Don Mills – The Spring HOPE Food Drive was successful in collecting food and cash donations totaling just over 400,000lbs of food for needy families across Ontario. Over 2,500 property management staff, volunteers and tenants helped collect the food over a 3-hour period during the food drive. Over thirty companies donated trucks to help pick… Read More

FRPO Welcomes Public Consultations to Improve Access to Affordable Housing

April 15, 2015 – The Federation of Rental-Providers of Ontario (FRPO) is welcoming yesterday’s announcement that the Ontario government is launching consultations to support a renewed Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy. FRPO is supportive of the province’s renewed efforts at updating the Long-Term  Affordable Housing Strategy so that housing policies are relevant to current realities and reflect new research,… Read More

FRPO Announces Success of its 2015 Rental Housing Industry Reception at Queen’s Park

  April 1, 2015 – The Federation of Rental-Providers of Ontario (FRPO) thanks Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) and its members for attending its Rental Housing Industry Reception at Queen’s Park on March 31st. FRPO’s 2015 MPP Reception at Queen’s Park was a productive and effective event, facilitating a discussion opportunity between members of FRPO with MPPs and… Read More

The Kids are All Right: The Myth of Youth Unemployment

By Mike Chopowick, February 24, 2015 The issue of employment prospects for youth makes for great news headlines.  It is regularly reported that youth  (ages 15-24) face higher unemployment rates than adults.  Most youth in the 15-24 age group work in part-time or temporary jobs, often at lower wages than adults. Youth employment is often… Read More