To create much-needed housing, the City of Toronto works with partners to create housing opportunities to ensure that all residents have equal opportunity to thrive and build healthy, sustainable communities.


Open Door

Capital funding and fees, property tax relief, fast-tracking planning approvals and more for developers of new purpose-built rentals.

Housing Now

Activates City-owned sites for the development of affordable housing within mixed-income, mixed-use, transit-oriented communities.

Modular Housing Initiative

Innovative, cost-effective small-scale infill housing that quickly provides access to permanent housing and supports for people experiencing homelessness.

Multi-Unit Residential Acquisition (MURA) Program

Funding for not-for-profit housing providers to preserve existing affordable rental housing stock for Toronto residents.

Expanding Housing Options in Neighbourhoods

Facilitating more low-rise housing options in Toronto’s residential neighbourhoods, including garden suites, laneway suites, multiplexes and low-rise apartments.

Multiplex Housing

Find out more about the City’s initiative aimed at bringing more types of housing to Toronto’s low-rise neighbourhoods.

Laneway Suites

Learn about programs the City is offering for secondary/ laneway suites.

Supportive Housing Developments

Learn about the City's accelerated plan to create supportive homes and housing benefits on City-owned land or by acquiring and renovating existing buildings.