Rental Housing Licensing pilot program

This post, from August 21 has information on the Rental Housing Licensing pilot program.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords in Wards 1, 8 and 14 is now underway, meaning a license is required for every rental property with four or fewer rental units.

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Notice of Hybrid Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave

This post has details on the Notice of Hybrid Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave, taking place on July 5.

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The application for the lands at 60 Caledon Avenue is scheduled for hearing before the Planning Committee on July 5th, 2022.

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Notice of Virtual Consultation for the Family Friendly Housing project (City-wide)

This post, from March 7, has information on the Family Friendly Housing project.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With families in Hamilton often earning less than half the money required to pay for a mortgage, this create a fundamental crises for many families as well as the City’s economic health. With that as a focal point, the City wants resident’s feedback on the actions outlined in the discussion paper titled Encouraging Family Friendly Housing in Hamilton.

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Rental Licensing Information Session

This post, from November 30, contains a recording from an information session about rental licensing hosted by Councillor Danko.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 30, Councillor Danko hosted an information session, followed by a Q & A, with City staff in regards to the upcoming Rental Licensing By-law which will be introduced in 2022 in Wards 1, 8 and parts of 14.

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Reminder: Notice of Community Meeting for 60 Caledon Ave.

This post, from November 30, has details on an upcoming community meeting hosted regarding 60 Caledon Ave on December 1

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Caledon Community Collective as well as the GSP Group Inc. will be hosting an online community meeting this coming Wednesday, December 1st to present and take questions on their updated development vision for the lands at 60 Caledon Ave.

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City Council votes against urban boundary expansion

This post, from November 19, has information on City Council voting “no” on urban boundary expansion.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton City Council, in a 13-3 decision, voted against expanding Hamilton’s urban boundary voting.

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$145 million towards Affordable Housing Initiative announced

This post, from October 25, has information on a transformative $145.7 million deal for affordable housing in Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton, CityHousing Hamilton (CHH) and the Federal government confirmed and finalized a $145.7 million investment towards renewal of CHH affordable housing properties city-wide, including energy efficiency upgrades.

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Rental Licensing By-law given final go-ahead

This article has information on the Rental Licensing By-Law, which was given the final go-ahead by the planning committee on September 21.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords in Wards 1, 8 and 14 has been approved by planning committee, setting the stage to start the pilot project.

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City of Hamilton seeking community input on implementation of a vacant home tax

This article, from September 7, has details on an Engage Hamilton survey regarding the implementation of a Vacant Home Tax.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

This September, the City of Hamilton is inviting all community members to participate in a Vacant Home Tax Survey to understand how implementing a vacant home tax will impact residents and homeowners as well as determine what factors the City needs to consider upon implementation.

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Planning Committee approves Rental Housing Licensing Pilot

This post, from August 10, has details on a new Rental Housing Licensing Pilot for Wards 1, 8 & parts of 14.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

A two-year pilot project to license rental landlords around McMaster University and Mohawk College in Hamilton has been approved by planning committee, setting the stage to start the pilot project by this fall.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko