ONTARIO AND MUNICIPAL REFERENCE DOCUMENTS
Ontario Government Housing Affordability Task Force - Links to articles and reports:
Housing Demand Reference Documents
Making life easier for developers and increasing their profits do nothing for affordability. The Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force recommendations do not address housing demand. Below are links to articles on what the experts say about housing demand:
Relaxing Zoning Bylaws
What have experts and studies in other parts of the world indicated about relaxing zoning bylaws as a means to solve the housing affordability crisis in their jurisdictions?
Bill 23 - What it means to Oakville Relaxing Zoning Bylaws
You may have seen an email created by Coronation Park Residents Association outlining the many concerning features and impacts of Bill 23. We have provided a link to the email. Here is an excerpt:
Bill 23 and the associated pieces of legislation that accompany it represent a deliberately calculated demolition of local governments, systematic stripping of municipal powers and an unprecedented suppression of citizens’ rights.
Our local MPP’s have consequential decisions ahead. Will they support the rights of their constituents, or support a government that has clearly chosen a path that demeans and devalues them in favour of land developers and private business? While Bill 23 has been passed, there are still ongoing meetings, hearings, etc. Take time to let your MPP know that you oppose Bill 23 and want it repealed. You can read the full details and how to take action here. What have experts and studies in other parts of the world indicated about relaxing zoning bylaws as a means to solve the housing affordability crisis in their jurisdictions?