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A Letter to Andrew

Kitchener Housing Strategy Draft Requested response to the Kitchener Housing Strategy Draft and Focus Group provided by the City of Kitchener’s Engagement and Program Manager Andrew Ramsaroop Link to the Kitchener Housing Strategy draft here. Hi Andrew,  Thank you for taking the time to do small focus group meetings to discuss the CoK Housing Strategy. Our housing crisis needs to be solved. It should have been … Continue reading A Letter to Andrew

Dr, Gail Pool Presentation

Inclusionary Zoning presentation from delegate Dr. Gail Pool

Before Dr. Gail Pool’s presentation, I wanted to add what City Council officially passed for context. City Council October 5 2020 Agenda “NEW BUSINESS – a. Affordable Housing – Councillor B. Ioannidis has given notice that he will introduce the following motion for consideration this date: WHEREAS the City of Kitchener recognizes the importance of strong and diverse neighbourhoods where residents can grow and thrive; … Continue reading Inclusionary Zoning presentation from delegate Dr. Gail Pool

Housing Strategy

The City of Kitchener City Council votes on implementing Inclusionary Zoning Monday September 28 2020. Get the agenda here. Are you concerned with KW’s soaring real estate prices and your quality of life? Or have you become apathetic to it all? To quote a DTK neighbour they “downgraded” moving from Toronto, therefore it’s only natural for Kitchener residents to be displaced for housing as well. … Continue reading Housing Strategy

Will theft and property damage subside if King & Borden becomes the next “Better Tent City” – Discussion

A Better Tent City is a new solution for the homeless; a cluster of shed like structures to help house people who are not sheltered in the shelter system. They have access to a communal kitchen, showers and bathrooms. The ability to have access to a hot shower is understandably appreciated as well as the sense of security. At the moment, there are under 20 … Continue reading Will theft and property damage subside if King & Borden becomes the next “Better Tent City” – Discussion

New Developments

New developments have caused a polarizing in the city and we are here to discuss it. Cover all the facts that are presented by homeowners as well as developers at city council. Zoning In December 2019 City Council was overfilled with residents voicing their concerns for the zone changes happening to their home. Over the next few years, City Planners will attack each neighbourhood throughout the … Continue reading New Developments