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  • What’s New « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Niagara Peel Waterloo and York Counties of Simcoe and Haldimand and the District Municipality of Muskoka The RPCO through letters to the Province and position papers has repeatedly made clear its support for inclusionary housing The most recent correspondence a letter from the Chair of the RPCO to the Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on 12 April 2010 opened with this statement I am writing to again express our support for thedevelopment of explicit policies and legislation to enable municipalities to require the provision of inclusionary housing Read this letter in full In a letter of December 21 2009 from the Chair of the RPCO to the Director of the Housing Policy Branch of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing to provide input to the Province s Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy one of the three key issues identified as creative new ideas that would improve the current housing system was the following Provision of conditional or inclusionary zoning powers to enable municipalities to effectively implement the housing goals and objectives of the Provincial Policy Statement and Growth Plan especially the provision of affordable housing In an earlier letter dated March 26 2008 to the Director of the Provincial Planning Branch the Chair urged the following That conditional or inclusionary zoning powers be introduced to permit municipalities to secure affordable rental and ownership housing in new developments It is our belief that conditional or inclusionary zoning powers for affordable housing purposes are a necessary tool to enable municipalities to effectively implement the Provincial Policy Statement and Growth Plan objectives In April 2006 in a follow up to their position paper of August 2004 the RPCO wrote to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing asking for legislation to ensure that all municipalities and the City of Toronto have clear power to use zoning with conditions to achieve housing policy goals including affordable housing development In April 2005 the RPCO made a submission to the Province recommending that the Growth Plan provisions for affordable housing include powers for municipalities to use inclusionary zoning or conditional zoning to achieve new affordable housing in developments In August 2004 the RPCO submitted a position paper to the province on Planning Reforms asking for improved planning tools to increase the supply of affordable housing including specifically inclusionary zoning powers or conditional zoning powers Back to the top City of London Ontario In a resolution passed on October 5 2009 the City of London Ontario endorsed Cheri DiNovo s Private Members Bill 198 An Act to Amend the Planning Act with respect to inclusionary housing Back to the top Ontario Non Profit Housing Association Ontario Non Profit Housing Association ONPHA represents 770 non profit housing providers in over 220 communities across Ontario In its Call for an Effective Provincial Affordable Housing Strategy approved at its Annual General Meeting on October 19 2008 ONPHA called for the provincial government when developing its long term Affordable Housing Strategy to include Provincial tools from

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  • Inclusionary Housing Canada » Regional Planning Commissioners of Ontario Make Strong Case for Inclusionary Housing » Print
    Municipality of Muskoka The RPCO through letters to the Province and position papers has repeatedly made clear its support for inclusionary housing The most recent correspondence a letter from the Chair of the RPCO to the Acting Assistant Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on 12 April 2010 opened with this statement I am writing to again express our support for the development of explicit policies and legislation to

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  • Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Legislature Recent Comments Working Group Contributors Richard Drdla Archives Select Month December 2010 October 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 On Common Ground Joint Principles on Inclusionary Housing Policies The Non Profit Housing Association of Northern California and the Home Builders Association of Northern California On Common Ground Joint Principles on Inclusionary Housing Policies July 2005 This paper sets out a set of recommended principles jointly agreed both by these two organizations that can be incorporated in inclusionary zoning programs in order to enhance their effectiveness in producing affordable units Read the Paper Read the full post By admin on March 7th 2010 Category General United States Leave a comment Affordable by Choice Trends in California Inclusionary Housing Programs Affordable by Choice Trends in California Inclusionary Housing Programs Non Profit Housing Association of Northern California California Coalition for Rural Housing 2007 This report presents the key findings of the 2006 survey of inclusionary housing practices in the state Read the report Read the full post By admin on February 14th 2010 Category Surveys United States Leave a comment Inclusionary Housing in California 30 Years of Innovation Inclusionary Housing in California 30

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  • Case Studies « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 Case Study Montreal QC By Richard Drdla on January 20th 2010 Montreal QB Inclusionary Housing Strategy Background This strategy called a strategy for inclusion of affordable housing in new residential projects was adopted by the city in August 2005 This strategy applies in the city of Montreal the largest jurisdiction in the Montreal metropolitan area Since the de merger in 2006 the city contains a population of 1 6 million in its 19 constituent boroughs The wider metropolitan area contains a total of 3 6 mil and 82 local governments Read the full post Tags Canadian case study resource Category Canadian Leave a comment Case Study Vancouver BC By Richard Drdla on January 19th 2010 Vancouver BC 20 Core Need Housing Policy Background The city introduced its inclusionary housing program in 1988 through a policy initially called its 20 core need housing policy but now more commonly its non market housing policy The purpose of the policy was to ensure that housing was provided in all new neighbourhoods for low and modest income households and especially those with children Read the full post Tags Canadian case

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  • American « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Working Group Contributors Richard Drdla Archives Select Month December 2010 October 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 Case Study Montgomery County MD By Richard Drdla on January 19th 2010 Montgomery County MD Moderately Priced Housing Program Montgomery County a large county of 950 000 directly outside of Washington DC adopted one of the earliest and probably the single most productive program so far Despite its success it cannot be considered a model program as it continues to take a different approach on key aspects that have not been widely followed by later programs Read the full post Tags case study USA Category American Leave a comment Case Study Burlington VA By Richard Drdla on December 22nd 2009 Burlington a small city of 40 000 in northern Vermont is known for its many and progressive affordable housing initiatives Its inclusionary program draws upon and incorporates many of the best practices developed elsewhere while introducing innovations of its own notably imposing a higher affordable housing obligation in developments serving higher income levels Read the full post Tags case study resource USA Category American Leave a comment Case Study Boston MA By Richard Drdla

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  • Canadian « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Recent Comments Working Group Contributors Richard Drdla Archives Select Month December 2010 October 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 Case Study Vancouver BC By Richard Drdla on January 19th 2010 Vancouver BC 20 Core Need Housing Policy Background The city introduced its inclusionary housing program in 1988 through a policy initially called its 20 core need housing policy but now more commonly its non market housing policy The purpose of the policy was to ensure that housing was provided in all new neighbourhoods for low and modest income households and especially those with children Read the full post Tags Canadian case study resource vancouver Category Canadian Leave a comment Implementing Inclusionary Policy to Facilitate Affordable Housing Development in Ontario By admin on January 1st 2010 A paper by John Gladki and Steve Pomeroy about the implementation of Inclusionary Housing in Ontario commissioned by the Ontario Non Profit Housing Network Read the full post Tags Canadian non profit resource Category Canada Leave a comment Overview of Inclusionary Zoning Policies for Affordable Housing By admin on December 22nd 2009 Paper from Metro Vancouver Policy and Planning Department There is renewed interest to look

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  • Implementing Inclusionary Policy to Facilitate Affordable Housing Development in Ontario « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Supports Inclusionary Housing Strengthen Ontario s Provincial Policy Statement as one tool to meet the province s housing needs Inclusionary Housing Bill Passes Second Reading in Ontario Legislature Recent Comments Working Group Contributors Richard Drdla Archives Select Month December 2010 October 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 Implementing Inclusionary Policy to Facilitate Affordable Housing Development in Ontario By admin on January 1st 2010 A paper by John Gladki and Steve Pomeroy about the implementation of Inclusionary Housing in Ontario commissioned by the Ontario Non Profit Housing Network ONPHA is interested in this regulatory approach as a way to enhance the provision of affordable housing The association is also concerned about resistance for the development of non profit affordable housing and the Not In My BackYard NIMBY reaction that often confronts non profit corporations seeking to supply affordable and supportive housing An inclusionary requirement can be an effective way to combat NIMBY as well as addressing concerns about creating concentrations of poor households since inclusionary approaches help to disperse lower income households across neighbourhoods that include a broader mix of incomes Read the paper January 1st 2010 Tags Canadian non profit resource

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  • non-profit « Inclusionary Housing Canada
    Ontario Government Supports Inclusionary Housing Strengthen Ontario s Provincial Policy Statement as one tool to meet the province s housing needs Inclusionary Housing Bill Passes Second Reading in Ontario Legislature Recent Comments Working Group Contributors Richard Drdla Archives Select Month December 2010 October 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 Implementing Inclusionary Policy to Facilitate Affordable Housing Development in Ontario By admin

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