Item - 2018.EX32.19

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 26, 2018 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on March 19, 2018 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on March 26, 2018.
  • See also TD7.3

EX32.19 - City Planning - 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on March 26 and 27, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to report on any planning and/or legal authorities that are available which would permit the City to impose conditions for affordability for rented laneway housing as part of the report going to the Toronto and East York Community Council in the second quarter of 2018.

 

2.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A, to report to the Executive Committee in 2019 on a cross-divisional strategy to make rental housing more affordable for Torontonians as part of the Housing Opportunities Toronto Action Plan 2020-2030. 

 

3.  City Council direct the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to report on measures to secure tenancy for renters in apartments with less than six (6) units in the second quarter.

Background Information (Committee)

(February 9, 2018) Letter from the Tenant Issues Committee on City Planning - 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-112781.pdf
Presentation on 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-112778.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-26-2018 7:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX32.19 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michelle Holland, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson

EX32.19 - City Planning - 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor and the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to report on any planning and/or legal authorities that are available which would permit the City to impose conditions for affordability for rented laneway housing as part of the report going to the Toronto and East York Community Council in the second quarter of 2018.

 

2.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A, to report to the Executive Committee in 2019 on a cross-divisional strategy to make rental housing more affordable for Torontonians as part of the Housing Opportunities Toronto (HOT) Action Plan 2020-2030. 

 

3.  City Council direct the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to report on measures to secure tenancy for renters in apartments with less than six (6) units in the second quarter.

Origin

(February 9, 2018) Letter from the Tenant Issues Committee

Summary

The Tenant Issues Committee on February 9, 2018 considered a presentation from Rishab Mehan, Planner, Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Analysis, City Planning on 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto.

Background Information

(February 9, 2018) Letter from the Tenant Issues Committee on City Planning - 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-112781.pdf
Presentation on 2018 Rental Housing Market Conditions in Toronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-112778.pdf

Motions

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)

That Executive Committee amend the Tenant Issues Committee recommendation 1 and 2 so that they now read as follows:

 

1.  City Council request the City Solicitor and Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report to Planning and Growth Management Committee and Tenant Issues Committee on any planning and/or legal authorities that are available which would permit the City to impose conditions for affordability for rented laneway housing as part of the report going to the Toronto and East York Community Council in the second quarter of 2018.

 

2.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A, to report to the Executive Committee in 2019 to the first meeting of Tenant Issues Committee in 2019 on a cross-divisional strategy to make rental housing more affordable for Torontonians as part of the Housing Opportunities Toronto (HOT) Action Plan 2020-2030.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council