Hamilton City Hall Wins Legal Battle to Charge Full Development Charges Against Laneway Housing

The Owner of Hamilton’s First Laneway House Discovers that City Hall Rhetoric Is Meaningless as City Charges Full Development Charges and Parkland Fees. Full Story: Hamilton City Hall Wins Legal Battle to Charge Full Development Charges Against Laneway Housing

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310 Frances Avenue in Stoney Creek

Massive Development Planned in Stoney Creek – HamiltonForward

Source: Massive Development Planned in Stoney Creek – HamiltonForward HamiltonForward has learned of a huge new development planned in Stoney Creek after new applications were published to the City of Hamilton’s online Development Mapping service.The City has received both a Development Application (no. DA-19-020) and Site Plan Application (no. SPA-19-020) for the lands at 310 …

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Learning about cohousing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You may not yet know about cohousing but there are many good reasons to learn more. Cohousing combines the autonomy of private dwellings with the advantages of shared resources and community living. It is also a way of living that supports social interaction and sustainability. Legally structured as a condominium, cohousing projects offer not only …

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Citizens at City Hall – CATCH – More apartment losses

In the midst of a widely recognized rental housing crisis, the city is poised to approve conversion of more than 250 apartments to condominiums. The two conversion proposals are supported by staff because they meet city policies, and that makes it difficult to reject them because the owners will likely be able to successfully appeal.The …

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