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  • Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Kingston

    Kingston ― The governments of Ontario and Canada are investing over $625,000 in a new affordable housing development in Kingston to help provide individuals and families who are at risk of homelessness the housing and support services they deserve.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Peel Region

    Mississauga ― The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing over $23.5 million in two new affordable housing developments in Peel Region, providing 219 homes for individuals, families, seniors and people with disabilities.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing for Seniors in York Region

    MARKHAM ― Canada and Ontario are investing over $4.2 million in the Unionville Seniors affordable housing development to give seniors who are at risk of homelessness in York Region the housing and support services they deserve.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Invests in Affordable Housing for Seniors in Durham Region

    NEWCASTLE ― The Ontario government is investing over $2.6 million in the Parkview Seniors Lodge Expansion development to give seniors in Durham Region at risk of homelessness the housing and support services they deserve.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Strengthens Protections for Tenants

    TORONTO ― The Ontario government is providing stability to Ontario's rental market by increasing fines for unlawful evictions and reinforcing the necessity for landlords to explore repayment agreements before considering evictions. These measures are included in the Protecting Tenants and Strengthening Community Housing Act which received Royal Assent today.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Pauses Commercial Evictions

    TORONTO — Today, the Ontario government passed the Protecting Small Business Act, temporarily halting or reversing evictions of commercial tenants and protecting them from being locked out or having their assets seized during COVID-19. The legislation applies to businesses that are eligible for federal/provincial rent assistance for evictions from May 1, 2020 until August 31, 2020.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Proposing Temporary Ban on Commercial Evictions

    TORONTO — The Ontario government announced today that it intends to take action to protect commercial tenants from being locked out or having their assets seized by their landlords due to the negative impacts of COVID-19. 

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Investing in Supportive Housing in Bracebridge

    Bracebridge ― The Ontario government is investing $1.5 million in Muskoka to provide people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, the housing and support services they need.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Investment Brings More Supportive Housing to Kingston

    Kingston ― The Ontario government is investing over $2.2 million in Kingston to give people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness the housing and support services they need.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Helping Small and Rural Municipalities Improve Services for Residents and Businesses

    TORONTO — Ontario is investing up to $8.1 million to support projects that will help 115 small and rural municipalities find savings and improve services for their residents and businesses. Projects range from broad reviews that will look at a number of municipal services, to more targeted opportunities for savings such as energy audits and fleet services reviews.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

  • Ontario Helping Communities Build More Homes, Attract More Jobs

    QUINTE WEST — Ontario is reducing red tape to help communities across the province build more homes for families and create a more competitive business environment. We are taking these steps to help fix the affordable housing crisis left by the previous government.

    News Release | Municipal Affairs and Housing

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