Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Provincial Ontario ministry responsible for leading the government's efforts to ensure everyone in Ontario has an affordable and safe home.

Responsibilities include:

  • Administers and updates Ontario's Building Code
  • Sets the rules for and oversees Ontario's land use planning
  • Develops rules that protect tenants and encourages maintenance and investment in rental housing
  • Works to measure and address homelessness in Ontario
  • Funds construction and repair of social housing and affordable rental housing
  • Sets the annual rent-increase guideline and other rules related to rental housing
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Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Agency Status
Provincial Government
Last Full Update
January 26, 2022