Rental management businesses now more limited in Ontario
On April 3, the Ontario Government has reduced the businesses which are deemed to be essential and which can therefore stay open. Non-essential businesses need to close by midnight on Saturday, April 4.
The aspects of maintenance, repair and property management which are essential are those strictly necessary to manage and maintain the safety, security and essential operation of residential properties and buildings. Therefore, rental management businesses are legally allowed to continue their operations and keep their offices open for those purposes.
Note: CFAA will continue to serve our members remotely through email and telephone.
As before, ALL businesses should minimize in-person contact as much as possible, including operating by telephone or over the internet as much as possible. Rental businesses should limit the contact of their employees with building residents to the minimum necessary to perform urgent repairs and to maintain the essential operations of the buildings. See note B below for further precautions.
Businesses which are NOT subject to the shut down premises order INCLUDE the following: