Business & economy

Major new housing development planned in Ontario

A 70-unit townhouse project is set to be completed on property behind the Motel 6 in northeast Ontario. (The Enterprise/Rachel Parsons).

ONTARIO – A plan to build a 70-unit townhouse complex in the northeast part of Ontario received a big boost earlier this month when the state approved a $5.3 million loan for the project.

The project is the biggest affordable building venture in the city in the past 40 years, said Dan Cummings, Ontario Community Development director.

The development will “take a little . . .