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Some Of Toronto’s Biggest Developers Are On Board With ‘Housing Now’

The planned ‘Housing Now’ projects are set to draw in the likes of KingSett Capital, Greenwin, Tridel, Kilmer-Tricon, Ellis Don, and Windmill — amongst more.

Breaking News

Federal Government Launches $1.5B Co-op Housing Program

The new $1B Co-operative Housing Development Program is intended to support a new generation of co-ops in Canada – a housing option that provides secure, affordable, and community-oriented homes.

Mississauga

City Of Mississauga Announces Free Garden Suite Building Plans

The program is meant to kill two birds with one stone: it moves the municipality closer to achieving the goals laid out in its action plan, while for individuals already grappling with high housing prices, costs are reduced.

Affordable Housing

CMHC Sails Past Affordable Housing Target By 28% Margin In 2023

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released its 2023 Annual Report this week, revealing that the government agency delivered on 153,708 “new, repaired, or assisted” affordable housing units over the course of last year.

Affordable Housing

Fed Up: Liberals Bypass Ford, Send Housing Funds Straight To Ontario Municipalities

The feds are bypassing Doug Ford’s government and sending housing funding straight to Ontario municipalities.

Affordable Housing

"A Brutal System": Toronto's Affordable Housing Lotteries Need An Upgrade

Since March 2018, when the city began using a lottery system for new affordable housing, it has overseen 18 lotteries, for a total of 858 affordable units. But the current system isn't working for everybody.

Affordable Housing

City Files Plans For Milestone ‘Housing Now’ Development In Scarborough Centre

“The proposed development, being advanced as part of the City’s Housing Now program, represents one of the largest affordable housing projects in Ontario in the past 25 years and the province’s largest co-operative housing development.”

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.