FRPO Appoints Jim Murphy as President and CEO

(February 2, 2017) The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Murphy to the position as President and CEO.   We are pleased to have Jim  joining FRPO and working with the Board and our membership to address the issues facing our industry. Prior to joining FRPO… Read More

Statement Regarding Departure

(February 1, 2017) FRPO announces the resignation of Scott Andison as its President and CEO. In his three years at the helm of our organization Scott drove significant change in our industry and delivered many positive accomplishments for our organization. Through a deep knowledge of policy trends and public impacts, and ongoing relationships with industry… Read More

FRPO Congratulates the 2016 FRPO MAC Award Winners

 (December 5, 2016) Thank you to everyone who attended this event held on Thursday, December 1st at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  We are pleased to have set new attendance and submission records. The MAC Awards provide the opportunity for our industry to celebrate innovation, our commitment to quality and everything that goes into promoting… Read More

FRPO President elected as Co-Chair of the Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations (CFAA)

(June 14, 2016) CFAA elects new corporate officers At the Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations’s Annual General Meeting, the following officers were elected:     Scott Andison, FRPO, as Co-Chair     David Hutniak, LandlordBC, as Co-Chair     Erin Cleveland, Killam REIT, as Treasurer     Jay Gaudreau, Manufactured Home Park Owners Alliance of… Read More

FRPO Supports Proposed Legislation Banning Political Donations

Toronto (May 17, 2016) The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) welcomes the introduction of new draft electoral financing rules proposed by the Ontario government.  FRPO looks forward to participating in the consultations that are anticipated to follow the introduction of the legislation. “Like many other companies, FRPO has a long-standing policy of supporting… Read More

Ontario’s Rental Housing Industry Supports Portable Housing Benefit; Seeks Partnership and Consultation for a Balanced Approach to Framework and What Comes Next

Toronto (March 15, 2016) The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) welcomes the invitation from the Ontario government to join them at the table as a partner in improving rental housing affordability and availability across the province. The private sector rental housing industry looks forward to the opportunity to share the benefit of… Read More

Statement: Syrian Refugee Update – Housing Needs

(December 22, 2015) The Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) represents more than 2,200 members who own or manage more than 350,000 households in every area of Ontario. We well understand the housing needs, costs and capacities in the communities that we build and manage. Our members are a diverse group – from those with… Read More

2015 FRPO MAC Award Winners

December 4, 2015 (Toronto) Ontario’s top landlords and property managers were once again recognized for achievement at this year’s FRPO MAC Awards Gala. Over 960 industry colleagues gathered on December 3, 2015, to recognize excellence in the rental housing industry. Please join us in congratulating the following award recipients:   Rental Housing Lifetime Achievement Award… Read More

FRPO exploring ways to assist government in Syrian refugee commitment

(November 20, 2015) As the largest association in Ontario representing those who own, build, and finance rental properties, the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) well understands the housing needs, costs and capacities in the communities that we build across the province. Our members, like many Ontarians and indeed, Canadians, are currently seeking to… Read More

FRPO Housing Summit Explores New Ideas for Affordable Rentals

September 10, 2015 (Toronto) – The Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) hosted its first new rental housing summit in Toronto yesterday, featuring housing experts, policy makers and the housing provider sector to hear first hand solutions about how to increase the supply of new and affordable rental housing. This year’s inaugural summit highlighted… Read More

FRPO Outlines Seven Key Actions Government Can Take Right Now to Improve Access to Affordable Housing

June 29, 2015 (ONTARIO) – The Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) today called on the government to work in partnership with the rental housing industry and take immediate steps to remove current barriers to stimulating investment in affordable housing with a list of no-cost, low-cost policy solutions designed to get Ontario building again.… Read More

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