Councillor Layton pushes for inclusionary zoning

On 6 May 2015, Mike Layton, Toronto City Councillor, put forward a motion to City Council requesting staff develop a strategy for the City to implement inclusionary … [Read more...]

The Toronto Star endorses inclusionary zoning

In an editorial on 5 May 2015, entitled Affordable Housing - An Obvious Fix, the Toronto Star called for the Province to pass legislation authorizing the use of inclusionary zoning, describing it as an “essential” and “a long overdue and obvious … [Read more...]

The Daniels Corporation supports inclusionary zoning

Mitch Cohen and Martin Blake, president and vice-president respectively of the Daniels Corporation, a prominent Toronto-based development company, have both recently and separately endorsed the use of inclusionary zoning In an article, entitled “A … [Read more...]

Richard Florida supports inclusionary zoning

Richard Florida, director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, wrote in the Toronto Star on 30 November 2014 an article titled ‘How the new mayor can repair Toronto’.  In that article, while … [Read more...]

Ontario Liberal MMP introduces Inclusionary Zoning Bill

Peter Milczyn, Liberal MPP, introduced a private member’s bill, called the Planning Statute Amendments Act, on 18 November 2014.  It received second reading on 20 November.   Among various changes to Ontario’s Planning Act, the bill would allow … [Read more...]

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This website is dedicated to promoting the use of inclusionary housing practices in Canada. It is intended for those wishing to learn generally more about the subject, as well as those looking specifically to develop and implement productive … [Read more...]

Resources

Inclusionary zoning practices in the US have been very widely and extensively studied.  The reports and papers identified on this website are among the many that can be found on the internet, but only include those considered to be most relevant to … [Read more...]

Will the inclusionary housing programs stifle the development of market housing?

This question has been carefully researched in the US.  The empirical evidence there conclusively shows that there has been little to no impact on the production of market housing in the municipalities that have adopted inclusionary zoning programs. … [Read more...]

Will the inclusionary housing programs drive up the price of market housing?

This question has been carefully researched in the US. The empirical evidence there conclusively shows that there has been little to no impact on the price of housing in the municipalities that have adopted inclusionary zoning programs. … [Read more...]

Ontario Legislation

The municipalities in Ontario do not have the legislative authority to use mandatory inclusionary zoning. Despite many requests for legislative action by the City of Toronto, and many other authorities and bodies, the provincial government has … [Read more...]