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Housing Resolutions for 2021

Each year at this time I talk about resolutions for housing in Ottawa for the coming year. For 2021 I would still like to see the public conversation focus more around the contribution homes make to our communities, to our fellow citizens, and to ourselves and our families. Last year the City committed to seeing […]


Let’s Walk the Talk on Intensification

Last year GOHBA presented information about the then-forthcoming Official Plan, the intention to accommodate more homes through intensification in existing neighbourhoods and the need for everyone to understand the profound changes Ottawa is going to see as its population grows by 400,000 people to 1.4 million by 2046. Now the draft Official Plan is out […]


GOHBA Congratulates 2020 Housing Design Award Winners

Excellence and innovation in Ottawa’s housing industry was on display at The Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA)’s Housing Design Awards virtual presentation on Friday, November 20th. The event was brought to life online by host, and comedian, James Cunningham, and focused on the best projects from builders, renovators, architects, designers, and industry partners in […]