More Homes, Built Faster Ontario 

The Ontario government announced housing changes this month that will override municipal zoning laws in some situations and allow for the construction of up to three units on each residential lot. The government tabled a bill Tuesday--called the More Homes, Built Faster Act--including a number of legislative changes and proposals they say will help “build housing faster and bring costs down,” allowing the Progressive Conservatives to meet their goal of building 1.5 million homes in 10 years. 

Under the legislation, up to three units will be allowed on a single residential lot without any bylaw amendments or municipal permissions. An example provided by the government shows a basement apartment and garden or…

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