Ontario Passes Legislation to Create More Affordable Housing for Families

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Ontario Ministry of Housing

Yesterday, Ontario passed legislation that will increase access to affordable housing for families across the province and modernize the social housing system.

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The Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016 amends four acts to help increase the supply of affordable housing and modernize social housing.Ontario announced its update to the Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy in March 2016. The update focuses on making housing programs more people-centred and coordinated, and provides municipalities with flexibility to meet local needs through tools like inclusionary zoning.