Joe Hoffer

zoning

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario opens way to inclusionary zoning

New inclusionary zoning legislation in Ontario could soon give municipalities the power to require that builders include affordable housing units in all new residential developments. If passed, the Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016, will be the first of its kind in Canada and could take effect in early 2017, if not sooner.
residential tenancy laws

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Keeping up with residential tenancy laws

As the rental industry grows and changes, so do residential tenancy laws. Joe Hoffer, Partner Cohen Highley LLP, highlights three specific areas of concern.
CAM - Licensing Bylaws

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Landlord licensing bylaws

This video report looks at landlord licensing bylaws and their impact. Commentators: Joe Hoffer of Cohen Highly LLP and the Hamilton & District Apartment Association's Arun Pathak.