Industry Links

The Landlord and Tenant Board

The Landlord and Tenant Board has been established to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants and provide information about the Residential Tenancy Act.

It provides information to landlords and tenants concerning their rights and obligations under the Act. Fees are set for applying to the Board. Requests can be made to review an order under certain conditions.

www.ltb.gov.on.ca

Landlord's Self-Help Centre

Landlord’s Self-Help Centre is a non-profit community legal clinic serving Ontario’s small-scale landlords exclusively.

The Centre provides information, advice and referrals. Printed materials and outreach programs aimed at helping landlords better understand their rights and responsibilities are also provided.

This site offers information on a variety of topics related to residential rental relationships in Ontario and is geared toward the needs of small-scale landlords.

www.landlordselfhelp.com

City of Toronto

Toronto is a world class, exciting, cosmopolitan city with over three million people. People from all over the world have settled here. It is a very spread out city with many suburban areas. Toronto has something for every taste. Sports, music, theater, dance, art, shopping, events and a range of lifestyles to suit every family. Toronto has a beautiful waterfront which reaches across from west to east as well as hundreds of parks thereby providing additional ambience to this remarkable city.

www.toronto.ca

The Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations

The Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations is an umbrella group representing landlord and property management organizations across Canada. We now represent the owners and managers of 800,000 suites in Canada, represented through 15 organizations.

The CFAA/FCAPI was formed in 1995 to develop national responses for national issues facing our member organizations. No other organization in Canada represents the interests of owners and managers of residential rental property across the country.

www.cfaa-fcapi.org

Building Industry and Land Development Association

With more than 1,300 members, BILD, formed through the merger of the Greater Toronto Home Builders’ Association and Urban Development Institute/Ontario is the voice of the residential land development, home building and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area. We are proudly affiliated with the Ontario and Canadian Home Builders’ Associations.

www.bildgta.ca

Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

CMHC is Canada’s national housing agency.

Backed by 60 years of experience, we work with community organizations, the private sector, non-profit agencies and all levels of government to help create innovative solutions to today’s housing challenges, anticipate tomorrow’s needs, and improve the quality of life for all Canadians.

www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Landlord Connect

landlordconnect.ca offers a free vacancy listing and support for landlords who rent affordable market units and are interested in working with housing help services in Toronto.

View our six minute video “Together We Can End Homelessness” on our homepage.

www.landlordconnect.ca.

The Office of Energy Efficiency

The Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE), Canada’s centre of excellence for energy conservation, energy efficiency and alternative fuels information, is playing a dynamic leadership role in helping Canadians save millions of dollars in energy costs while contributing to a healthier environment.

oee.nrcan.gc.ca

Greening Buildings, Step by Step

TowerWise is focused on improving the energy efficiency of residential high-rise buildings. If you are a high-rise resident, condominium owner, building manager, owner or builder, this site has the information you need to reduce costs and your building’s environmental impact. TowerWise is a project of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund.

www.towerwise.ca

Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations (CFAA)

TowerWise is focused on improving the energy efficiency of residential high-rise buildings. If you are a high-rise resident, condominium owner, building manager, owner or builder, this site has the information you need to reduce costs and your building’s environmental impact. TowerWise is a project of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund.

www.cfaa-fcapi.org

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

CMHC exists for a single reason: to make housing affordable for everyone in Canada. We know that housing helps people stay employed, do better in school and participate more fully in society. Housing affordability and a stable housing finance system support a stronger, safer Canada where everyone can live with dignity.

www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Certified Rental Building Program

The Certified Rental Building™ Program provides Canadian rental-housing consumers with a quality-assurance alternative they can count on when selecting their rental apartment home. It is the only resident focused apartment building certification program in North America, providing renters with the Best-of-the-Best in apartment living. CRB certification assures residents are choosing a well-run, well-managed, well-maintained building.

www.crbprogram.org

Eastern Ontario Landlord Organization
Eastern Ontario Landlord Organization (EOLO) represents the owners and managers of more than 40,000 residential rental suites in the Ottawa area. EOLO’s members include some of the largest landlords in Ontario, as well as many small and medium size landlords. EOLO advocates for the rental housing industry in the Ottawa area, educates its members regarding changes to regulations, and provides a forum for information exchange among its members.

www.eolo.ca

Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO)

The Fair Rental Housing Providers of Ontario represents and protects the interests of private sector rental housing providers through the promotion of fair provincial rental housing policies in Ontario.

FRPO works actively with politicians, the media and opinion leaders to present the industry’s side inpolicy debates.

www.frpo.org

Hamilton & District Apartment Association

The Hamilton and District Apartment Association, a non-profit organization, was formed in the spring of 1960 and is believed to be one of the oldest rental housing provider and property management associations in the Province of Ontario. It was first established to address rental housing provider and property manager’s issues with the City of Hamilton and originally there were 6 members representing some 150 units. Since 1960, the Hamilton and District Apartment Association has grown significantly. Our member rental housing providers and property managers manage in excess of 30,000 units throughout Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford, Guelph, Mississauga, Oakville, St. Catharines and into the Niagara Peninsula. The association is a highly respected organization and sought regularly by government, industry, media and the public.

www.hamiltonapartmentassociation.ca

Kingston Rental Property Owners Association (KRPOA)

The aims of the KRPOA are:

  • promote harmonious business relationships between its members and their tenants

  • to present to the public a favourable image of its members and of the industry as a whole

  • to act as a medium for the exchange of ideas among its members

  • to provide mutaul assistance whenever members are faced with problems related to the industry

  • to collect statistical information relating to rents, vacancies, and trends in building design and amenities

  • to speak and act on behalf of its members and make representations to the various levels of government in matters of concern to its members

  • to promote better community planning and to improve the environment in which Canadians live

www.kingstonlandlords.com

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB)

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) resolves:

  • disputes between residential landlords and tenants
  • eviction applications filed by non-profit housing co-operatives

The LTB also provides information about its practices and procedures and the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants under the Residential Tenancies Act.

www.tribunalsontario.ca

London Property Management Association

London Property Management Association (LPMA) is a non-profit organization, located in London, Ontario Canada, that provides information and education to landlords.

LPMA represents the interests of both large and small property owners. The association has more than 400 landlord members representing approximately 35,000 rental units. The majority of members own or manage 10 or less rental units.

www.lpma.ca

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Working with local governments and partners across Ontario to build safe and strong urban and rural communities with dynamic local economies, a high quality of life and affordable and suitable homes for everyone.

www.ontario.ca/page/ministry-municipal-affairs-housing

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Investigation and Enforcement Unit

The Investigation and Enforcement Unit of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, responds to complaints from landlords or tenants about alleged offences under the new Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (the Act), which took effect January 31, 2007. It regulates the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in residential properties in Ontario.

www.toronto.ca/311/knowledgebase/kb/docs/articles/provincial-government/enforcement-investigation-residential-tenancies-act.html

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is Ontario’s property expert. We create and maintain a comprehensive database of information for each of the more than five million properties in Ontario.

We are responsible for delivering property values, insights and services to taxpayers, municipalities, governments and businesses.

www.mpac.ca

Ottawa Region Landlords Association (ORLA)

The Ottawa Region Landlords Association (O.R.L.A.) 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. We require your email address for the delivery of ORLA News.

www.orla.ca

Waterloo Regional Apartment Management Association

We are the result of the demand for Landlord advocacy in Waterloo Region.

We were formed to provide information and support to owners and managers of residential rental properties all over the Golden Triangle (Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph and surrounding area) in Ontario Canada.

www.wrama.com

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