City of Ottawa staff have analyzed the local impacts of the province's new housing bill, and their conclusions are grim

By Taylor Blewett, Ottawa Citizen, November 8, 2022

Multimillion-dollar revenue shortfalls, more money demanded of municipal taxpayers, and the erosion of quality of life, the natural environment, and infrastructure that Ottawa residents rely on.

These are just some of the local impacts threatened by the province’s More Homes Built Faster Act (Bill 23) and related proposals, according to a grim analysis prepared by city staff, in the name of hitting a provincially imposed housing target they say overshoots mightily the amount of housing the city actually needs.

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