As part of the policy development process, the City is looking for feedback from renters, housing agencies and organizations, the development industry, housing advocates, resident associations and the general public on how inclusionary zoning should apply in Toronto. We want to ensure that the policies are:

  • predictable, clear, and consistently applied;
  • flexible, equitable and needs-based; and
  • partnership-based.

Public Meetings & Events

November 13, 2019 – Plannning and Housing Committee

The Planning and Housing Committee will consider a staff report on November 13, 2019 that presents the results of public consultations on the Inclusionary Zoning proposed policy directions. For more information, see the Committee report.

November 6, 2019 – Inclusionary Zoning: Lessons Learned for Building Mixed-Income Communities

On November 6th, leaders from New York City and Boston shared their experiences with developing and implementing Inclusionary Zoning. The panel discussion explored lessons learned for creating mixed income communities.

Moderator: Nicole Swerhun

Speakers:

  • Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, City of Toronto
  • Gregg Lintern, Chief Planner & Executive Director, City of Toronto
  • Tim Davis, Housing Policy Manager, Boston Planning & Development Agency
  • Louise Carroll, Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development, New York City

Presentations:

Do-it-Yourself Workshop

We bundled our engagement material into a convenient Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Workshop Kit to assist community groups, organizations and individuals in hosting their own conversations on Inclusionary Zoning. Twelve Do-it Yourself Workshops were held in August and September 2019.

June 2019 – Public Consultation Meetings

City Planning hosted four public meetings on inclusionary zoning on June 17 (Metro Hall), June 18 (Etobicoke), June 19 (Scarborough) and June 24 (North York). Each meeting included a presentation from City staff, interactive display boards, and table discussions.

Consultation Materials:

May 28, 2019 – Planning and Housing Committee

Proposed inclusionary zoning policy directions were considered by the Planning and Housing Committee on May 28, 2019. For more information see the Committee Report and staff presentation.

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