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Keeping up with residential tenancy laws
As the rental industry grows and changes, so do residential tenancy laws. Joe Hoffer, Partner Cohen Highley LLP, addresses three specific areas of concern affecting all rental housing providers at this time.
Ontario's long-term affordable housing strategy
The government of Ontario has announced it will be introducing a suite of legislative and policy measures, and investing $178 million over three years, to ensure that the people of Ontario have access to affordable and adequate housing and to help them secure employment, raise a family and build strong communities.
Rental housing income return rebuffed in London
The economics of London’s land and real estate market pose a major challenge to aspirations to triple the current output of private purpose-built rental housing.
 
Higher rents, better returns
Many apartment owners wonder about strategies that they can use to justify higher rents in their buildings. They are often looking for a way to increase investor returns and bottom line performance. First National's Daniel Bragagnolo offers strategies for increasing rents to fuel growth.
 
Best Managed Companies praises real estate
Nine real estate companies across Canada have been named among the 50 winners of Deloitte’s 2015 Canada’s Best Managed Companies awards program.
Ontario unveils cap-and-trade program details
Ontario unveiled details of its cap-and-trade program, the government’s solution to cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and boosting the economy.
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Key roles filled at FRPO
The Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO) has announced the addition of two new key staff members, effective March 7, 2016.
B.C.'s economic growth steady and stable
The construction industry is an important contributor to B.C.’s economic health, so it is equally important for the government to make improvements to ensure projects get shovels in the ground, said B.C. Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier Mike De Jong.



Green construction and retrofits on upswing
Global survey results show early idealists are now ceding the field to mainstream developers.
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