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Halifax passes first half of Centre Plan despite developers’ concerns with affordable housing ‘tax’

HALIFAX—Council has passed the first half of a long-awaited set of land-use planning documents despite concerns from developers that the affordable-housing component amounts to a “tax on land.”
After a public hearing held Tuesday night, Halifax Regional Council debated Package A of the Centre Plan on Wednesday. Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the new rules that have been years in the making… Read More