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Guelph mayor in favour of most proposed legislation to build more housing – Guelph
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Guelph mayor in favour of most proposed legislation to build more housing – Guelph

The Mayor of Guelph is intrigued with the prospect of more housing being built in the Royal City. The Ford government recently introduced the More Homes Built Faster Act, a bill that, if passed, would ensure cities, towns and rural communities grow with a mix of ownership and rental housing types that meet the needs of residents.Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark said in a news release on Tuesday, “This is not just a big-city crisis: the housing supply shortage affects all Ontarians, including rural, urban and suburban, north and south, young and old.”He said, “Our Housing Supply Action Plan is creating a strong foundation on which 1.5 million homes can be built over the next 10 years.”In that plan, 18,000 homes would be built in the city of Guelph, according to...