Toronto Homeowners Won’t Be Overburdened by a Proposed Property Tax Increase to Fund Infrastructure
By: Frank Clayton and Frances Grout-Brown
December 16, 2019
On February 28, 2019, CUR released a report comparing the property tax payments of home-owning households in the City of Toronto (“Toronto”) in 2016 to those in the 28 other municipalities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (“GTHA”). CUR found that Toronto had low property taxes in relation to all 29 GTHA municipalities in 2016 in terms of taxes paid, taxes in relation to market property value, and taxes in relation to household income.