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Government of Canada announces millions in funding for Kingston rapid housing

The Government of Canada announced an allotment of  $7.4 million for the City of Kingston to put toward rapid housing on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2021. Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) made the

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Council to receive housing Task Force report, over 40 recommendations

Since early 2019, members of the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing have been working to examine best practices and to explore all possible tools and incentives to create more housing and affordable housing in Kingston. Now, Kingston City Council will receive their findings on Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020. The 12-person

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How easy is it to find an Airbnb address?

With the upcoming by-law to license short-term stays, there’s been a lot of chatter about the topic online. Recently, the city even released a statement addressing some of the speculation about address-finding and explaining some of the rational behind the choice of a contract with a data-finding company. With both

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City addresses speculation about short-term rental data

The City of Kingston, which is currently in the process of creating a by-law to license and regulate short-term rentals, is responding to speculation and questions circulating about some of the data collection being proposed. The potential by-law is being addressed on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at the Administrative Policies

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Mayor announces tenant representatives for Task Force on Housing

At the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, Mayor Bryan Paterson made it very clear he intended his Task Force on Housing to begin work right away. That same night, Council voted unanimously to add two tenant representatives to the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing, which was already

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Council adds two tenant representatives to Mayor’s Task Force on Housing

Certainly one of the more involved items before Council this week, the formation of the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing dominated the meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. Brought forward as a new motion moved by Mayor Bryan Paterson and seconded by Councillor Jeff McLaren, the concept sought to create

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