The city has launched a new online data hub aimed at improving transparency around its recently approved plan to build more housing across Toronto.
The Toronto Housing Data Hub is a public dashboard compiled of data related to affordable rental and subsidized housing, including:
- The status of affordable rental homes that are approved, under construction or completed.
- Details on rental units that have been demolished or replaced.
- Data on waiting list applications for social housing.
- Maps showing where affordable rental projects will be located.
This new reporting system comes three months after Toronto City Council voted overwhelmingly in favour of a proposal from former mayor John Tory to create a “housing action plan” that could see major changes to zoning bylaws, including allowing the building of multiplexes