As explained in our recent newsletter, the Provincial government is holding a consultation called "Proposals to Encourage Small Landlords to Provide Rental Housing." Tenant advocacy groups are trying to get the government to abandon these proposed changes that will help landlords. It is important that you have your voice heard, by going to http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page14837.aspx and sending in your comments about these changes.
The Ontario government is currently opening up the regulations in the RTA to examine a few specific issues one being landlord options when it comes to no-smoking policies. The public consultation period is open until June 30 and more information or to submit a response please follow the link below: http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Page14837
The Ottawa Tool Library is a tool lending library located in Ottawa at Makerspace North, 250 City Centre. They opened last October. A non-profit social enterprise and charge only $50 per year for an individual membership. They carry hand tools, power tools, lawn and garden, and kitchen tools, including larger items like table saws and air compressors. In addition to tools, they also offer expertise and workshops to their members. Learn more about The Ottawa Tool Library on their website
The Ottawa Region Landlords Association (ORLA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1987 primarily for but not limited to landlords and property managers who meet, share information and act in the common interest. Membership is open to everyone.
Box 3210, Station D
Ottawa, ON K1P 6H7