One reason to LOVE new home development

Sure, everyone understands the need for new home development – homes, condos, infrastructure and other neighbourhood amenities.

They just don’t want it too close to them – the so-called “not in my backyard” (NIMBY) syndrome.

The latest indication comes from a joint poll from The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB). Last week, the bodies issued the results of a poll – as the Oct. 22 municipal election nears – to shed some light on voters’ priorities.

“(The) poll data clearly showed that housing affordability and supply are key issues for GTA residents,” says Garry Bhaura, TREB president. “Residents expect municipal politicians to tackle these issues in the upcoming election.”

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The TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1920 by a small group of real estate practitioners.  TREB is the collective voice for both its commercial and residential REALTOR® Members and operates under the direction of an elected voluntary Board of 16 Directors.

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