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Real Estate News

From Bungalow To Fourplex: Missing Middle Or Missing The Point?

While all levels of Canadian government try to develop ways to allow for missing middle projects so many cities are lacking, early examples have some critics asking, 'who exactly will be able to afford this?'

Affordable Housing

Horwath Using 'Strong Mayor Powers' To Turn Hamilton Parking Lot Into Housing

Ontario’s mayors haven’t been shy to use their new(ish) strong mayor powers – and Andrea Horwath is no exception.

Development Projects

City Proposing Four-Tower Rental Community At Bloor-Islington ‘Housing Now’ Site

Pending zoning permissions, the site would accommodate a multi-tower rental and condo development with over 1,400 residential units.

Real Estate News

Ontario Liberals Push For Fourplexes Province-Wide In Proposed Housing Bill

MPP Adil Shamji tabled the BUILD Ontario Act on Tuesday, which draws from Ontario’s Housing Affordability Taskforce from 2022.

Affordable Housing

BC Gov Announces 17 New Rental Projects Via Community Housing Fund

​The Province created the Community Housing Fund in 2018 and the 17 projects announced on Tuesday come as part of the program's third intake.

Affordable Housing

'Mortgage Madness': GTA Developer Will Cover First Two Years Of Payments

Camrost Felcorp is offering a limited-time purchase incentive, wherein the developer will carry two years of mortgage payments at three of their hottest pre-con projects.

Development Projects

Hundreds Of Federally Funded Rental Units Break Ground In Etobicoke

​Valhalla Village is the first ground-up, purpose-built housing development from the KingSett Affordable Housing Fund.

Development Projects

City Announces Development Partners For Huge Affordable Housing Project

Civic Developments, Windmill Developments and Co-operative Housing Federation will team up with the City of Toronto's real estate arm, CreateTO, for a three-building housing project at 2444 Eglinton Avenue East.

Real Estate News

Missing Middle Housing Is An Answer, But Not A Solution

Missing middle housing positively impacts all-around affordability, but it also remains a niche investment for developers and – by itself – can't offer a full-scale assault on the city's affordability crisis.

Affordable Housing

New Habitat for Humanity Program To Help Individuals, Couples In The GTA

HomeStart is a “unique, affordable homeownership option” being offered to individuals and couples hoping to settle down in the GTA. The program deviates from Habitat GTA’s long-standing mandate, which, until now, has centred around providing affordable home ownership for families specifically.

Affordable Housing

Toronto Approves ‘Transformational’ Affordable Housing Plan

Wednesday’s decision will allow the City to move forward with a public development model, which has been met with some scepticism from industry stakeholders.

Affordable Housing

Toronto Announces Federal Funding For Over 40 Deeply Affordable And Supportive Homes

The announcement closely follows the release of the City’s latest housing report, which includes recommendations for ‘transforming’ Toronto’s housing system and bringing more affordable stock to market.

Affordable Housing

City Of Toronto-Led Development Model Raises Questions Amongst Industry Stakeholders

Despite some skepticism, industry stakeholders agree the model is a move in the right direction given the severity of Toronto’s housing crisis, and could be an opportunity for the private and public sectors to come together.