Burggraaf: Ottawa's Official Plan must effectively support housing construction and affordability

By Jason Burggraaf, Ottawa Citizen Op-Ed


The Official Plan’s most important job is to lay out where new homes can go — whether inside or outside the Greenbelt, whether in existing neighbourhoods or in new communities — and how densely those homes can and should be built.

We — the city, home builders, fellow citizens — all have an obligation to ensure that enough homes get built so that future residents of Ottawa have housing they can afford, and that they have choices in the type of home they can live in and where that home is located within the city.

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