Toronto to lease hundreds of hotel rooms to ease crowding in homeless shelters; Some landlords are forgiving rent payments as April 1 deadline looms for Toronto’s restaurants and bars; Toronto real estate sales plunge as virus weighs on market; and more news:

Coronavirus: Toronto issuing fines up to $5K for people using prohibited amenities at parks (Global News)

Toronto to lease hundreds of hotel rooms to ease crowding in homeless shelters (Globe and Mail)

April 1 is rent day. Here's what you need to know if COVID-19 has you worried about paying (CBC News)

Some landlords are forgiving rent payments as April 1 deadline looms for Toronto’s restaurants and bars (Toronto Star)

Toronto real estate sales plunge as virus weighs on market (BNN Bloomberg)

City converts hotel into COVID-19 recovery centre for people experiencing homelessness (CBC News)

Will COVID-19 Spell the End of Urban Density? Don’t Bet On It. (Azure)

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