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Guelph begins community consultation process to discuss rental housing licensing

Guelph, ON, November 7, 2013 – The City is considering the creation of a Rental Housing Licensing Program and is looking for input from landlords, tenants, property owners, neighbours and community members. “The City is providing a number of opportunities for community members to participate in conversations about rental housing”, explained Rob Reynen, manager of inspection services. “Community feedback will be considered by City Council when deciding whether Guelph will implement a licensing program for rental housing.” The City is working to determine if, in addition to enhanced enforcement and community education, a licensing program could help address rental housing issues including tenant health and well-being. Community members are invited to participate in two community engagement meetings. The first meeting will be held on Tuesday,… Continue reading Guelph begins community consultation process to discuss rental housing licensing

Guelph to invite community to discuss licensing rental housing

Later this year, the City will reach out to landlords, tenants, property owners, neighbours and  community members to discuss options for a potential licensing program for rental housing in Guelph. Continue reading Guelph to invite community to discuss licensing rental housing

Guelph considers cost of licensing rental housing

Committee to review cost benefit analysis on July 15 GUELPH, ON, July 8, 2013 – Community members are invited to participate as Guelph’s Planning, Building Engineering and Environment Committee considers options for the City to license rental housing. A report showing how a licensing program could be financed will be presented to the committee on Monday, July 15. The City is working to determine if, in addition to enforcing existing by-laws, and community education programs, a licensing program could help increase the health, safety, and well-being of tenants, and reduce disruptive behaviour, and destabilization of neighbourhoods with high concentrations of rental housing. “We’re committed to working with property owners, landlords, tenants and other community members to create and maintain vibrant neighbourhoods for all residents to… Continue reading Guelph considers cost of licensing rental housing