Affordable Housing

  • Provide forward planning and leadership to this issue
  • Immediately bring together all stakeholders and develop and enforce City By-laws dealing with the short term rental of residential premises
  • Look at all further developments through a housing affordability lens
  • Proactively identify lands that can be developed for future housing needs, eg Maritime Electric¬† Property on Lower Richmond
  • Work with the other levels of government to increase the level of affordable and senior housing units while respecting the historic integrity in our downtown core;
  • Work to review all processes related to permitting of affordable housing development;
  • Advocate to amend City bylaws to allow for greater housing density in certain areas of the City, where circumstances warrant a change

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