John FoxPartner at Robins Appleby LLP
John Fox is a member of Robins Appleby LLP's Real Estate Group and Leader of the Housing Group, representing clients acquiring, disposing, developing, and financing real estate.
John has unique knowledge and experience in the development of social and affordable housing having been active in the Housing Sector for the past fifteen years. As General Counsel, Development and acting Vice President, Development for Toronto Community Housing, he was responsible for the organization's redevelopment mandate, including as Regent Park. In that capacity he dealt with private sector partners and the City of Toronto on joint ventures, construction contracts, and funding agreements.
John's practice involves the development of real estate - from acquisition, investment vehicles, financing, and construction. He acts for private developers, public sector actors, not for profits and co-ops. In the Summer of 2019, he was part of a Canadian delegation to South Africa advising on regeneration of housing stock.