FOLA Real Estate Update | April 1, 2022 | Information about Ontario's More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022 & Proposed Regulations

This week, Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, introduced Bill 109, More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022

FOLA will be preparing a Submission in response to Bill 109 and if you would like to send your comments for consideration the Submission, please direct them to me at [email protected] by April 20th.  If you have any comments related to the two proposed Regulatory amendments that are due by April 6th, please do so ASAP.  You can also comment directly via the links below.

Proposed Development Charges Act changes (the proposed More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022)

Comments Due:  April 29, 2022

Proposed Planning Act changes (the proposed More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022)

Comments Due:  April 29, 2022

Proposed amendments to O. Reg. 509/20 under the Planning Act in support of the proposed More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022

Comments Due: April 6, 2022

Proposed amendments to O. Reg. 82/98 under the Development Charges Act, 1997 in support of the proposed More Homes for Everyone Act, 2022

Comments Due:  April 6, 2022

There are also a couple of new regulations being proposed through the Ministry of Government & Consumer Services that might be of interest.  FOLA will either incorporate our comments on these in our Submission related to Bill 109 and send them to the MGCS Minister or create a separate Submission.  If you have any comments on the proposed amendments below, please send them to me at [email protected] by April 20th.  Alternatively, you can comment directly by clicking on the hyperlinks below.

Amendments to the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 to protect purchasers of new homes

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing amendments to the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 (Licensing Act) to help address the issue of inappropriate or unethical behaviour by vendors. The proposed amendments would also enhance the Home Construction Regulatory Authority's (HCRA's) enforcement powers, among other things.

Comments Due:   April 29, 2022

Amendments to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing amendments to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (Warranties Act).

Comments Due:   April 29, 2022

You can learn more about all of the above proposed amendments on our Open Consultations page here.