Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association

Ottawa is in a time of transition.
Jason Burggraaf is no stranger to the homebuilding industry.
The number of contested hearings at the Ontario Municipal Board involving the City of Ottawa has dropped significantly since 2015.
Ottawa’s rental market tightened in 2017 as more people chose to rent rather than own, leaving fewer and fewer vacancies in the city’s purpose-built rental units.
MediaStyle and the Ottawa 2017 Bureau are among those winning recent accolades in the city.
A flurry of complaints have pushed Kitchissippi ward councillor Jeff Leiper to call for an industry-backed solution to what he says is “
Ottawa home builders aren’t optimistic they’ll see a better 2017 after several years during which a shrinking public-service workforce weakened the local housing market. By Ryan Tumilty.
Businesses in Ottawa will now have to obtain permits if they want put up new illuminated signs in their windows.
The Ontario government’s plan to allow municipalities to mandate affordable housing in new developments will hurt homebuyers by jacking up prices, a key local industry advocate says.
The arrival of Ottawa’s first “micro-condo” development is another sign housing has become out of reach for many local buyers, a leading industry advocate says.