MFOA's Hub for Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019



On May 2, 2019, the Government of Ontario released Bill 108, More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019. The Bill's purpose is to address housing supply and affordable housing in Ontario. Bill 108 proposes significant changes to the Development Charges Act, 1997, the Planning Act, 1990, and 13 other Acts. MFOA previously submitted a response to the Housing Supply Action Plan.  On June 6, 2019, More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019 received Royal Assent. The Act contains changes to the Development Charges Act as well as the Planning Act. To implement the changes introduced under Schedule 3 (changes to the Development Charges Act) and Schedule 12 (changes to the Planning Act), the Government will be posting the proposed regulatory changes through the Environmental Registry.

MFOA will provide updates regarding the proposed regulations and our work on the More Homes, More Choice Act through our newsletter, Twitter, and this Hub page. MFOA will continue to advocate on behalf of its members on this important issue. For any questions please contact Shira Babins (shira@mfoa.on.ca).

This page will continue to be updated with resources and the latest updates. Make sure to check back regularly! 

Proposed Regulatory Matters Pertaining to the Community Benefits Authority - Comments Close April 20, 2020

On February 28, 2020, the Province released a regulatory proposal for public feedback on the proposed components of a new community benefits charge authority. MFOA's submission is available below.

 

 

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Resources

Find the following resources attached below:
- MFOA submissions
- MFOA summaries of changes to the Development Charges Act and Planning Act
- Minister Clark's Letters to Council

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Beyond Bill 108:
Still not sure how Bill 108 has changed the development charges regime? Have you considered the impact of the new community benefits charge? Presented by MFOA, "Beyond Bill 108" is an ongoing Youtube series that is a crash course on how Bill 108 has changed the Development Charges Act and Planning Act, and a look towards the future of the community benefits charge. Our first video, in partnership with Hemson Consulting Ltd. is an overview of the community benefits charge. It is available on our Youtube page. Our second video, in partnership with Watson and Associates Economists Ltd. is an overview of the changes to the DCA and PA. Don't forget to subscribe to be notified of our next video.


Other helpful links:
AMO - Bill 108 Information Page 


 

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Requests for Proposal

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Smiths Falls, Town of
Preparation of a Development Charges Study and By-Law
Closes: 2020-06-30
Smiths Falls, Town of
Professional Services for Update to the Town of Smiths Falls Water and Wastewater Financial Plan
Closes: 2020-06-30