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Hosing Homebuyers: Why Cities Should Not Pay for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure with Development Charges

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August 9, 2018
Hosing Homebuyers: Why Cities Should Not Pay for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure with Development Charges

August 9, 2018 - Canadian municipalities are hurting housing affordability by imposing expensive water charges on development, according to a new report published by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Hosing Homebuyers: Why Cities Should Not Pay for Water and Wastewater Infrastructure with Development Charges”, author Benjamin Dachis argues cities should revamp development charges to improve housing affordability across the country.

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Benjamin Dachis, Associate Director, Research
Benjamin Dachis

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