March 27, 2020 (ONTARIO) –Our members sincerely care about our residents. We value you and your families. At this time of emergency, especially, we want you to be safe and secure in your homes. We know that many residents have had their incomes disrupted by the COVID-19 emergency. For some, it may be challenging to… Read More
On March 27th, Tony Irwin provided the following message to FRPO Members. Please click here to watch.
(Toronto, March 23) This afternoon the Greater Toronto Apartment Association, the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario, and senior representatives from eight of the City’s largest rental housing companies had a very informative and productive meeting with Mayor Tory, Deputy Mayor Bailão, Councillor Crawford and Councillor Thompson, to discuss the rental industry’s response to COVID-19.… Read More
(Toronto, March 18) – FRPO has been actively involved in discussions with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing as the Government tackles the many challenges associated with the COVID-19, including the continuity of residential tenancies. Our President and CEO Tony Irwin sent a letter to Minister Clark outlining a proposal to mitigate potential non-payment… Read More
We’re now heading into the second week of social distancing, and it could stretch on for weeks or months. Millions of people are working from home. Landlords and rental property managers are working long hours as their tenants stay close to home, ensuring common areas are routinely sanitized and disinfected so that everyone residents, maintenance… Read More
We’re in the midst of a global pandemic, an urgent situation that’s requiring all of us to dramatically alter the way we live and work. The Ontario government has declared a state of emergency, and recreation centres, libraries, private schools, daycares, churches, bars and restaurants have been closed down. The federal government has announced Canada… Read More
The staff and Board of Directors at FRPO are deeply committed to the health & safety of our members and those we serve in the rental housing industry. We share in the increasing global concern about COVID-19. Therefore we have decided to postpone the following events until further notice. – Future of Submetering Webinar – Spring… Read More
Thank you to the over 1,200 guests that attended this event held on Thursday, December 5th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The MAC Awards celebrate innovation, commitment to quality and everything that goes into promoting the brand of rental housing. Each year our members continue to raise the bar and this year was no… Read More
(Toronto, November 22nd) On National Housing Day, it’s important to celebrate the contributions of rental housing providers here in Ontario. While the need has never been greater, there are solutions on the horizon. Our President & CEO Tony Irwin shares his views on ensuring adequate rental supply to meet current and future demand.
(Toronto, ON – November 21, 2019) – Governments need to work together to prioritize the construction of new rental housing to meet the growing demand of renters according to Tony Irwin, President and CEO of the Federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO), who participated in the Urban Land Institute’s panel: Rental Housing First Choice,… Read More
(Toronto, July 30, 2019) The FRPO Charity Golf Classic was held on Monday, July 22nd at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club. This event saw 288 players take to the links for a fun-filled day of golf and networking in support of Interval House. We sincerely thank our sponsors, attendees and volunteers for their generous support of… Read More
(Toronto, May 2nd, 2019) Earlier today, the Honourable Steve Clark announced the provincial government’s Housing Supply Action Plan. The measures proposed will help get more purpose-built rental housing built in Ontario. It will reduce barriers to development by: Speeding up the development approvals process and reducing the costs of delay Controlling fees and charges Updating… Read More
(Toronto, November 30, 2018) Thank you to the over 1050 guests that attended this event held on Thursday, November 29th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The MAC Awards celebrate innovation, commitment to quality and everything that goes into promoting the brand of rental housing. Each year our members continue to raise the bar and… Read More
(Toronto, November 28, 2018) – The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) welcomes the Government of Ontario’s release of further details on the consultation towards developing a Housing Supply Action Plan. This consultation process builds on the important first step of creating an exemption from rent control for new units to incent more… Read More
(Toronto, November 15, 2018) – “Today’s Economic Outlook And Fiscal Review demonstrated that the Ford Government is taking a considered, measured and strategic approach to meeting the province’s housing challenges – including matters of affordability – while recognizing the need to create an environment that encourages the development of new, purpose-built rental housing. On behalf… Read More