All posts tagged “land use policy

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Operating at the margins

I’ve been thinking about land markets as of late and so today I thought I would share a post by Toby Lloyd that I recently discovered called: Understanding and adapting the land market is key to solving our housing crisis (2014). It’s from the London School of… Read More

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Thoughts on inclusionary zoning

Ontario is looking to pass legislation that would allow municipalities in the province to implement something known as inclusionary zoning. If passed and should municipalities decide to use this tool (Toronto almost certainly would), developers would then be required and/or incentivized to include some percentage… Read More

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Easier said than done

Earlier this week I saw the Chief Planner of Toronto, Jennifer Keesmaat, tweet this out: New buildings shouldn’t maximize the envelope prescribed by guidelines, but employ creative designs within it. pic.twitter.com/l7axVB4Hke — jennifer keesmaat (@jen_keesmaat) March 3, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I responded with the below quote… Read More