Momentous Breakthrough in Ontario

Ontario has passed key legislation authorizing municipalities in the Province for the first time to use inclusionary zoning.  The lack of legislated authority was the principal obstacle to the use of these provisions here. The legislation, … [Read more...]

Ontario supports Inclusionary Zoning

In Ontario’s Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy Update, released on 14 March 2016, the provincial government announced its intent to pass “legislation for inclusionary zoning that would enable municipalities to mandate the inclusion of affordable … [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...]

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...]