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Category: Housing


Council approves Orléans development after uproar over parking, traffic concerns

The proposal for a controversial housing development in Orléans has been approved by city council after a wave of opposition from local residents, two contentious committee meetings and last-minute changes to the plan. The housing project at 360 Kennedy Lane East would provide 81 rental units within a mix of three-storey townhouse units and three-storey walk-up apartments, many of which…


Committee approves apartment expansion despite outrage in Sandy Hill

Despite strong opposition from Sandy Hill residents, the City of Ottawa’s planning and housing committee has approved a zoning bylaw amendment allowing a developer to more than double the number of units in an existing apartment building. The approval, which critics say will further inflate the population of temporary, transient tenants in the area, will be considered for approval by…