Levies & Infrastructure Financing

BILD Alberta staff engage with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on a consistent basis to discuss the Municipal Government Act and the associated regulations to find opportunities to reduce red tape, streamline services and providing certainty and clarity for industry.

Report on Alternative Infrastructure Financing

October 19, 2022

MNP completed the final draft of the Alternative Infrastructure Financing report for distribution to members and industry partners. The report is designed to educate readers about alternative long-term infrastructure financing options. Highlights of the report include: Respective advantages and disadvantages relative to off-site leviesApplication of alternative financing tools in other jurisdictions including issuing bonds.Ease (or…

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Alternatives to Infrastructure Financing

May 14, 2021

BILD Alberta retained consulting firm MNP to conduct a comprehensive review of the current off-site levy mechanism and identifying potential alternatives to fund future infrastructure projects. The review and assessment will focus on: Analysis of the current off-site levy regime and identify any proposed modifications to address existing challenges. A cross-jurisdictional analysis of infrastructure financing…

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Off-Site Levies Regulation

May 14, 2021

Off-site levies remain one of the largest costs associated with developing land and ultimately building and buying homes. As an industry, we have supported paying a fair share of hard infrastructure costs but BILD Alberta members continue to hold concerns with respect to the stewardship and governance of off-site levy funds as well as corresponding…

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