Report: Recommendations for Municipalities, Extreme Heat and Rental Housing

This report recommends and provides draft language for a maximum heat municipal bylaw, which would require landlords to maintain a maximum temperature of 26°C in rental units. The recommendation accounts for the worsening climate crisis and the disproportionate impact of extreme heat on vulnerable populations including the elderly, those with chronic illnesses and mobility challenges, and those that are socially and materially disadvantaged.

Blog: Housing and the Indoor Environment: Where toxic exposures can be up close and personal

Access to affordable and safe housing is among the key challenges and social inequities revealed by the COVID pandemic. Calls for a just and green recovery need to include extending environmental protection to the indoor environment.

RentSafe: Intersectoral Action on Healthy Housing for Tenants on Low Income

Slide deck is linked below. Webinar also available on youtube: Title: RentSafe: Intersectoral Action on Healthy Housing for Tenants on Low Income - ACLCO Webinar Slide deck for webinar sponsored by the Association of Community Legal Clinics of Ontario (ACLCO)…