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  • Ontario Championing Housing Choice at Every Stage of Life

    Barrie — Ontario is helping seniors live independently and find homes they can afford that meet their unique needs. Life leases are often more affordable than condominiums and offer senior-focused services, social programs and a sense of community. The Life Lease Housing Guide is the third in a series under More Homes, More Choice: Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan designed to spur innovation and new approaches to home ownership.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Encouraging Innovative Housing

    Oshawa — The province is taking steps to help create more homes, and different types of homes, to give Ontarians more housing choices at a price they can afford. Tiny homes are less costly to build and maintain and can be more affordable than traditional housing. The Build or buy a tiny home guide offers practical advice about building or buying a factory-built tiny home that complies with Ontario's Building Code. It's the second in a series of guides highlighted in More Homes, More Choice: Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Statement by Minister Clark for National Housing Day

    TORONTO - Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, issued the following statement in recognition of National Housing Day:

    Statement | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Helping Make Municipalities Stronger

    TORONTO ― Ontario is providing up to $143 million to municipalities to help them lower costs and improve services for local residents over the long term. Funding will be available to all 444 municipalities so they can find smarter, more efficient ways to operate and focus spending on vital programs and services for Ontarians.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Investing in Supportive Housing in Toronto

    Toronto ― The Ontario government is investing over $5.2 million in Toronto to give women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless the housing and support services they need.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Protecting Jobs

    Etobicoke — The Ontario government is protecting jobs by naming the Ontario Food Terminal lands as a Provincially Significant Employment Zone — an identification that protects lands that are critically important both locally and to the province for jobs and economic growth.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Taking Further Action to Build More Housing

    Mississauga — Ontario is modernizing services related to the province's Building Code to help speed up the construction of new housing and building projects. Better services, up-to-date tools and new resources will help people better understand and meet Building Code requirements, while maintaining the same high standards for public safety.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Making Community Housing Safer

    TORONTO ― Ontario is protecting people who live in community housing, especially vulnerable seniors and children, by allowing housing providers to turn away tenants who have been evicted from community housing for serious crimes.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Investing in Indigenous Supportive Housing in North Bay

    North Bay ― The Ontario government is investing over $2.5 million in the City of North Bay to give people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless the housing and support services they need.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Government Working in Partnership with Municipalities

    OTTAWA — The Ontario government is putting people first by building stronger, local partnerships with municipalities and giving them the supports they need to better serve their communities.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Governments Of Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Oxford County

    Woodstock, ON — More people will now have a place to call home in Oxford County. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $7.8 million to create 130 affordable housing units through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

    Bulletin | Municipal Affairs and Housing

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