Item - 2017.MM32.50

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 without amendments.

MM32.50 - Protecting Toronto's Tenants from Extreme Heat - Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Mayor John Tory

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:


1. City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, in consultation with other appropriate divisions, to hold consultations with tenants, landlords and other relevant stakeholders to identify potential solutions to effectively deal with heat in apartment buildings, including maximum heat in apartments and applicable dates in the heating chapter and property standards chapter, and to report back to the Tenant Issues Committee in the first quarter of 2018.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That Councillor Josh Matlow be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning:

Protecting Toronto's Tenants from Extreme Heat  


Reason for Urgency:


This Motion is urgent in order to allow Staff to meet reporting timelines to help ensure that the report recommendations are ready for implementation by next spring.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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