Timeline

May 2018 - TCHC announces reopening of tender process for Phase 4 and 5 redevelopment in Regent Park. Residents voice concerns about a potential new developer and lack of consultations with local community members. 

Spring 2018 - RFP process begins for to select a developer partner for Phases 4 and 5.

Summer 2018 - Community members demand that residents advise the Request for Proposal process and selection of a developer for Phase 4 + 5.

Fall 2018 - TCHC convenes a Revite Working group for residents to advise on the redevelopment process in Regent Park. 

Fall 2018 - TCHC formed a residents RFP committee to advise on the Request for Proposals (RFP) process.

Winter 2019 - TCBN hosts Winter Quarterly General Meeting and community conversations on community benefits with RPNA and community leaders.

August 2019 - Regent Park Community Benefits Coalition formally launched by the Regent Park Neighbourhood Association advocacy team with support from TCBN.

September/October 2019 - Community Benefits Coalition meetings and negotiations with TCHC. TCHC agrees to the signing of a Community Benefits Framework.

October 5 2019 - Developer Presentations hosted by TCHC on local economic development plan. Each presentation was scored by Regent Park residents.

October 10 2019 - Community meeting hosted by Regent Park Community Benefits Coalition to provide an update, outline the development process and highlight next steps.

October 15 2019 - Community priorities report submitted to TCHC.

November 2019 - Submitted proposed Community Benefits Framework to TCHC.

January 09 2020 - Coalition meets with local MPP, Suze Morrison (Toronto Centre) to introduce coalition, share progress to date and gain support for ongoing work  

January 13 2020 - Coalition meets with local MP office, Bill Morneau (Toronto Centre) to introduce coalition, share progress to date and gain support for ongoing work  

February 13 2020 - TCHC meets with Coalition to respond to Community Benefits Framework agreement proposal and Community Priorities Report

February 17 2020 - TCHC hosts Community Update Meeting to inform community that all three bidders have been shortlisted and delay in selecting of development partner until Summer

February 13 2020 - RPNA Regent Park Coalition, TCHC and City of Toronto enter into negotiations to finalize Community Benefits Framework agreement.
February 27 2020 - Tentative agreement reached between RPNA Regent Park Coalition and TCHC 
March 5 2020 - Community Benefits Framework signed by RPNA Co-Chair Lloyd Pike and TCHC Chief Development Officer Vincent Tong 
August 6 2020 - RPNA Community Benefits Coalition and Toronto Community Housing co-present at Community Benefits Virtual Townhall meeting with community residents. 
August 2020 - Coalition meets with Toronto Community Housing to co-develop Terms of Reference for the revitalization, community engagement and implementation processes
October 11 2020 - Coalition launches campaign to seek endorsement from all federal By-election (Toronto Centre) candidates for support a CBA and community priorities as part of Phase 4 + 5 revitalization

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