Councillor Josh Matlow

heating by-law

28 05, 2018

City Must Act to Protect Toronto Tenants from Extreme Heat

2018-07-06T20:55:43+00:00Tags: , |

Since 2012, I have been strongly advocating for the City of Toronto to protect tenants from extreme heat. Despite motions that I moved in 2012, 2013, 2014 and, 2017, no substantive action has been implemented by the Medical Officer of Health or the Municipal Licensing, and Standards Division. No solutions were presented to Tenant Issues Committee earlier this year [...]

2 02, 2018

Protecting Tenants’ Rights – Important Meeting of the Tenant Issues Committee

2018-07-06T20:22:30+00:00Tags: , , |

As Chair of the City's Tenant Issues Committee, I advocate for renters across Toronto. Please feel welcome to attend our next meeting on Friday February 9th at 1:30pm in Committee Room 2 at City Hall where we will be looking at critical issues affecting housing in our city. I have provided the Agenda items below for your review. [...]

6 10, 2017

Protecting Midtown Tenants from Extreme Heat

2018-07-06T18:49:32+00:00Tags: , |

Earlier this year, many Midtown tenants suffered during a late September heatwave. Some residents reported temperature readings of over 30 degrees Celsius in their units as a result of their landlords turning on heat and/or not turning on air conditioning. I first moved a Council motion in 2012 to protect our community's renters from the [...]

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