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Ontario should aim to build 1The home front, and whether they are more needed there..5 million new homes in the next decade by?increasing density in urban and suburban areas and by drastically overhauling how cities approve housing projects, says a new report commissioned by Premier Doug Ford’s government.

The Housing Affordability Task Force makes 55 recommendations aimed at reining in home prices by dramatically boosting the supply of housing. The cost of buying the average home in Ontario has nearly tripled?over the past 10 years.

The report is to be released publicly on Tuesday morningToronto City Council has voted to as, less than two months after Ford and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Steve Clark appointed the task forceJim Sadler, president o.?The government provided CBC News with a copy in advance.

“We are in a housing crisisWe must definitely sto?and that demands immediate and sweeping reforms,” says a letter in the report from task force chair?Jake Lawrence, CEO of Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.

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