Bill 108 cuts red tape on housing developments

Bill 108 cuts red tape on housing developments

Bill 108, the More Homes, More Choice Act, received Royal Assent on June 6. The policy changes are intended to improve housing affordability in the GTA by ensuring cost certainty for development projects, reducing red tape and shortening the time frame for land use approvals. The bill proposes to change the Development Charges Act (DCA), […]

Toronto’s laneway homes are a needed and welcome housing option

Toronto’s laneway homes are a needed and welcome housing option

A few weeks ago, we took a tour of laneway and infill homes in Toronto with BILD’s RenoMark renovators and custom homebuilders, and a number of journalists. People are enthusiastic about the possibilities of laneway housing and eager to learn about the technicalities of building it. With laneway dwellings allowed to be built “as of […]

Housing Supply Action Plan should help fill in GTA’s missing middle

Housing Supply Action Plan should help fill in GTA’s missing middle

The Housing Supply Action Plan announced by the Government of Ontario last week represents the first major step — by any provincial government — to address availability and affordability in the market. The actions announced recognize that the “tax and restrict” approaches taken by previous, and other levels of, governments have simply fuelled the generational […]

TREB Applauds Proposed City Of Toronto Housing Now Initiative

TREB Applauds Proposed City Of Toronto Housing Now Initiative

TORONTO, December 13, 2018 — The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) applauds Mayor Tory for making housing affordability one of his top and first priorities of the new term of Toronto City Council.   The “Housing Now” initiative is an excellent first step for the new City Council to take to start getting immediate […]

TREB Responds To Provincial Housing Supply Plan Announcement

TORONTO, November 28, 2018 — The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) applauds the provincial government for taking action to ensure that our City, region and Province have an adequate supply and appropriate mix of housing. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark made the announcement this morning with TREB’s CEO in attendance. Nowhere are housing […]

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues

Toronto Real Estate Board Releases Recommendations on Housing Affordability and Supply and the Views of Over 200 GTA Municipal Election Councillors and Mayoral Candidates on Key Housing Issues TORONTO, October 19, 2018 — With municipal elections only days away, the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has released recommendations on what newly elected councillors, […]

The Majority of GTA Residents Agree that More Construction of New Homes will Help Housing Affordability, just not in their Backyards, a Home Building Industry and REALTORS® Joint Ipsos Poll Finds

The Majority of GTA Residents Agree that More Construction of New Homes will Help Housing Affordability, just not in their Backyards, a Home Building Industry and REALTORS® Joint Ipsos Poll Finds

The Majority of GTA Residents Agree that More Construction of New Homes will Help Housing Affordability, just not in their Backyards, a Home Building Industry and REALTORS®  Joint Ipsos Poll Finds TORONTO, September 18, 2018 — The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) have come […]

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