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MINISTRY OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING

RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS FROM RESIDENTS OF CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING PROJECTS IN CONNECTION WITH CERTAIN MINISTERIAL CONSENT DECISIONS UNDER THE

HOUSING SERVICES ACT, 2011

THESE RULES APPLY WITH RESPECT TO A REQUEST FOR MINISTERIAL CONSENT UNDER SECTION 162(3) OF THE HOUSING SERVICES ACT, 2011 TO TRANSFER A CO-OPERATIVE HOUSING PROJECT UNDER RECEIVERSHIP TO A NON-PROFIT CORPORATION

 

  1. Following receipt of a request from a Service Manager for a Ministerial Consent under the Housing Services Act, 2011 to transfer a co-operative housing project under receivership to a non-profit corporation, the Director of the Housing Funding and Risk Management Branch will provide the receiver/manager with a package of notice letters to be delivered to all residents of the co-operative housing project.
  2. The notice letters may be delivered by hand or sent by mail.
  3. The notice letters will be provided to the receiver/manager for purposes of posting a copy of the notice letter in a conspicuous place in the housing project.
  4. The notice letter will indicate that the Ministry is considering the request for Ministerial Consent to transfer ownership of the co-operative housing project to a non-profit corporation and that as part of the consent decision making process, the Ministry is providing each resident with an opportunity to make a written submission on the matter, before any decision is made by the Ministry.
  5. The notice letter will indicate the telephone number and email address of Ministry staff who can be contacted in order to obtain a copy of materials provided to the Ministry in connection with the consent request and information on considerations relevant to the Ministry in the matter.
  6. The notice letter will indicate that submissions must be made in writing.
  7. The notice letter will indicate the address and email address of Ministry staff to whom the submission will be sent.
  8. The deadline for submissions will be at least one (1) month following the date on which the Director of the Housing Funding and Risk Management Branch provides the receiver/manager with the package of notice letters to be delivered to all residents of the co-operative housing project.
  9. The submissions will be reviewed and taken into consideration by Ministry staff with responsibility for making the Ministerial Consent decision.

February 10, 2012