More units, no exclusionary zoning for affordable housing in Ottawa

Interview with Brandon Bay, City News, Sam Laprade Show, January 26, 2023

...Bay says his organization is focusing on eliminating exclusionary zoning, the practice of restricting the types of housing allowed to be built in particular neighbourhoods, historically used to keep renters, lower-income and racialized communities out of certain areas.

According to Make Housing Affordable, nearly half of Ottawa is zoned as R1, meaning only single family homes can be built, leading to more urban sprawl and ballooning housing prices.

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