Ontario Tenant Heat & Electricity Survey
Survey started January 4, 2016, copyright Robert Levitt
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Here are results of the survey as provided by 545 respondents.
Do you feel you have enough heating in the winter?
25.5% - No, but I put up with the cold;
4.6% - No, and my landlord provides a plug-in electric heater;
22.0% - No, and I use my own plug-in electric heater; or
9.2% - No, and I use the stove to heat up the place more.
What type of heating does your rental housing have built in?
29.4% - Hot water-fed baseboard or other radiators;
27.8% - Electric baseboard heating;
8.1% - I don't know.
Are your rental apartment windows?
37.2% - Double-pane glass;
20.0% - I don't know.
How do you pay for electricity?
59.3% - It is paid by the tenants to a Hydro electricity company; or
9.2% - It is paid separately, in addition to the rent, to the landlord.