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PURPOSE BUILT RENTALS MUNICIPALITIES INCENTIVES, GRANT AND/OR DEFERRALS IN ONTARIO

BARRIE:

Affordable housing grants could flow into local projects
https://www.barrietoday.com/local-news/affordable-housing-grants-could-flow-into-local-projects-2750335
City councillors are helping make affordable housing more than just a pipe dream in Barrie.

BELLEVILLE:

Developer incentives to encourage new affordable housing units: Mayor Panciuk
https://intelligencer.ca/news/local-news/developer-incentives-to-encourage-new-affordable-housing-units-mayor-panciuk
The City of Belleville is embarking on an innovative approach to create new affordbale housing says Mayor Mitch Panciuk.

BRACEBRIDGE:

MUNICIPALITY:Financial Incentives – Town of Bracebridge

BRAMPTON:

MUNICIPALITY: City of Brampton | Community Grants | Grants and Funding

CAMBRIDGE:

MUNICIPALITY: Incentives – City of Cambridge

CHATHAM:

Developers find CK incentives attractive
http://chathamdailynews.ca/news/incentives-recommended-for-new-riverview-drive-apartments
Encouraging new housing development is a high priority for Chatham-Kent, which is why the CIP and other initiatives are being launched with some aggressive and actionable time lines.

Incentives recommended for new Riverview Drive apartments
https://chathamdailynews.ca/news/incentives-recommended-for-new-riverview-drive-apartments
Chatham-Kent councillors will consider a recommendation on Monday to provide a tax incentive for a large-scale rental complex on Riverview Drive.

GUELPH:

City pulls plug on funding commitment to troubled affordable housing project
https://www.guelphtoday.com/local-news/city-pulls-plug-on-funding-commitment-to-troubled-affordable-housing-project-2889339
The city could soon have $2.1 million in its affordable housing reserve after pulling the plug on a nearly $1 million commitment to an affordable housing project on Janefield Avenue.

HAMILTON:

MUNICIPALITY: Community Improvement Plans and Financial Incentives | City of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

KITCHENER:

MUNICIPALITY: Affordable housing incentives – City of Kitchener

KINGSTON:

MUNICIPALITY: Municipal Incentive Programs – City of Kingston

LONDON:

Developers back affordable housing incentives, despite doubts about use
https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/developers-back-affordable-housing-incentives-despite-doubts-about-use
Particular elements of the proposed affordable housing program are up for discussion, such as the timeline for paying back loans, and whether a certain portion should be forgivable.

NORTH BAY:

North Bay launches suite of development incentives
https://www.northernontariobusiness.com/regional-news/north-bay/north-bay-launches-suite-of-development-incentives-2683799
Under North Bay’s new Growth Community Improvement Plan, projects slated for industrial lands could qualify for a tax increment rebate, a municipal fee rebate, a development charges rebate, or a professional study grant.

Council to decide fate of derelict building demolition and redevelopment incentive
https://www.baytoday.ca/local-news/council-to-decide-fate-of-derelict-building-demolition-and-redevelopment-incentive-2904785
The grant is intended to give property redevelopers demolishing a primary building a rebate for the tipping fees required at the landfill.

ORILLIA:

Council approves incentives to help create affordable housing
https://www.orilliamatters.com/local-news/council-approves-incentives-to-help-create-affordable-housing-2022051
Among the incentives approved were the following:

  • The city could donate land;
  • The city could provide a grant for the purchase price of land;
  • The city could provide a grant to cover the development charges;
  • The city could provide a grant to cover cost of all or part of the applicable building, planning and engineering review fees up to a max of $25,000;
  • The city could provide a grant in the amount equal to all or part of the applicable ‘community benefits’; and
  • The city could reduce the securities deposit to no less than 30% of the total value of the securities required to be posted.

OSHAWA:

MUNICIPAL: https://www.oshawa.ca/business-and-investment/incentives-and-programs.asp

SIMCOE:

COUNTY: County program offers financial incentive to create affordable rental units – Corporate Communications (simcoe.ca)

SUDBURY:

MUNICIPAL:Grants and Incentives – Invest Sudbury

THUNDER BAY:

City boosts grant program for downtown improvements
http://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-news/city-boosts-grant-program-for-downtown-improvements-3186109
Revamped Community Improvement Plan will loosen rules around city’s financial incentives for property improvements in core areas.

TORONTO:

MUNICIPALITY: https://www.toronto.ca/services-payments/grants-incentives-rebates/

Scarborough gets nearly $40 million for affordable housing. Now the ‘tougher work’ begins
https://www.toronto.com/news-story/10360392-scarborough-gets-nearly-40-million-for-affordable-housing-now-the-tougher-work-begins/
Toronto’s Open Door program helps non-profits build homes

WATERLOO:

MUNICIPALITY: Incentives to Create Affordable Housing – Region of Waterloo

YORK REGION:

Standard Form of Contract for Architect’s Services https://yorkpublishing.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=820
Report of the Commissioner of Finance, the Commissioner of Corporate Services and the Chief Planner Purpose-Built Rental Housing Incentives

ONTARIO WIDE:

Grants and Incentive Programs – Ontario – Building Energy Innovators Council (beic.ca)

Ontario, federal government make $1.4B housing deal to help low-income renters | The Star

Other Incentives | Niagara Economic Development (niagaracanada.com)

Ontario offers rebates for rental housing developers – Construction Canada

CMHC:

Resources for New Affordable Housing Development | CMHC (cmhc-schl.gc.ca)

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