Housing Brampton


Housing Brampton was developed following comprehensive consultation, and was approved and endorsed by City Council on May 19th, 2021. The Strategy and Action Plan consists of 4 Big Moves and 16 Action Items which respond to the current and future housing needs of Brampton residents. Between 2021 and 2025, Housing Brampton will be implemented through numerous policy and process changes as well as through integration with other City plans.

​Housing Brampton is Brampton’s comprehensive Housing Strategy and Action Plan that will help us to improve housing affordability, add more diverse types of housing to our housing stock and use innovative approaches to address our housing needs.

Housing Brampton's overarching Principles to guide housing development in Brampton include reducing barriers to supply of housing, making full use of regulatory tools, incorporating equity, collaborating with the non-profit sector, advocating for the right housing, and demonstrating innovation. These Principles guide the 4 focus areas or 'Big Moves' of the Strategy and Action Plan, which include Purpose-Built Rental Housing, Use of Public Land, Attainable Home Ownership, and Clear Housing Targets. 

Announcements

Supportive Housing Residence Registration By-law

The Supportive Housing Residence Registration By-law was passed by City Council and came into force on December 29, 2021. ​

Housing Catalyst Capital Project

The City is floating a new $4M incentives program for new and affordable housing pilots! Non-profits who meet the City’s criteria can apply for grants. The Expression of Interest forms can be found here​. EOI closing date is June 3, 2022.

Community Benefits Charges Project

The City is initiating the ‘Community Benefits Charges Assessment, Strategy and By-law’ project. The CBC is a new charge municipalities can leverage to recover growth-related costs that are not covered by Development charges (DCs).​

Brampton Shortlisted for CMHC's Housing Supply Challenge

​Our affordable rental housing project has received incubator funding from CMHC!

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Resources

Brampton Housing advisory Committee

The Brampton Housing Advisory Committee is comprised of housing experts across the GTA and guides the development and implementation of the City’s housing strategy, "Housing Brampton," including advising the City on best practices and innovative approaches.

Advisory Committee ​​

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For more information on Housing Brampton, please contact:

Bindu Shah, Principal Planner/Supervisor
City Planning and Design
housing@brampton.ca

For Housing Brampton media inquires please email mediarelations@brampton.ca

Andrew McNeill, Manager
Official Plan and Growth Management