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Public invited to provide feedback on multi-tenant houses

The City of Toronto is inviting members of the public to provide feedback on the proposed regulatory and compliance framework for multi-tenant houses, commonly known as rooming houses.

Multi-tenant houses are an important part of Toronto’s affordable rental housing stock, providing single-room accommodation to diverse communities including students, seniors, new immigrants and residents with low to moderate income.

The existing zoning and licensing regulations for multi-tenant houses have not been updated since amalgamation of the former municipalities in 1998 and as a result, are inconsistent. Currently, multi-tenant houses are only permitted in the former city of Toronto and some parts of the former cities of York and Etobicoke. Licences are only required in the former cities of Toronto and Etobicoke.

Here is a link to the presentation material provided at the public sessions.

Your AGM Invitation and Zoom Link

Why join us for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 20th? FIVE REASONS Reason #1: We choose RENEWAL! Reason #2: We want to share some important news with you. Reason #3: Jaye Robinson and Josh Matlow. Reason #4: Hear about what we have accomplished since the last Annual General Meeting. Reason #5: We’d love to hear from you.     REGISTER NOW Here is the registration link for the Annual General Meeting … CLICK … Read more

Mark your Calendars for the AGM

SERRA’s Annual General Meeting is coming up, and we hope to ‘see’ you there! DID YOU KNOW: When SERRA was formed over 50 years ago, it was the “South Eglinton Ratepayers’ Association?”. Eventually, a second ‘R’ was added to the acronym to include ‘Residents.’ As we come through another unprecedented year, and look ahead to our continually evolving neighbourhood, we want the name of our residents’ association to resonate in 2022. So please join us on … Read more

Community Consultation – 537 Eglinton Avenue East

This application proposes to amend City of Toronto Zoning By-law to permit a 23-storey (72.6 metre) high residential building with a 7-storey base building that measures 23.1 metres in height. The proposal contains a total of 128 dwelling units and a total gross floor area of 9,073 square metres, resulting in a density of 16.58 times the lot area. A total of 37 vehicular parking spaces are proposed in two levels of underground parking. City … Read more

The Midtown Working Group asks local residents to support the new vision for Canada Square development.

A new Midtown Town Centre vision for the Canada Square site at Yonge and Eglinton has been developed by the Midtown Working Group and endorsed by Midtown Councillors Josh Matlow, Mike Colle and Jaye Robinson. This vision is a once-in-a-century legacy city-building opportunity on City-owned land, for what will soon be the second most significant transit hub – right in the middle of Toronto. The Town Centre will provide sorely needed education, childcare, affordable housing, … Read more