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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Federal and B.C. governments sign 10-year housing agreement

The federal and B.C. governments announced a 10-year housing agreement to invest more than $990 million toward new affordable housing construction and repairs of existing community housing.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

TREB supports two new housing decisions

TREB has publically stated it is in favour of two new housing decisions that, if approved, could have a positive impact on Toronto's housing market.
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REMI Network

$40-billion in NHS funding set to bring affordable housing to thousands of Canadians

As a nation, we are facing a lack of affordable housing that has contributed to a level of chronic homelessness that we cannot accept and has left around 1.7 million Canadian families without a home that meets their basic needs and that they can afford. The time is now to create Canada’s next generation of affordable housing across the country.
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REMI Network

Canada launches multi-billion dollar housing fund

On May 2nd, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos was in Toronto to announce the launch of the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF)
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REMI Network

Over 200 affordable rental suites set to be built in Downtown Toronto

Over 200 “affordable” rental suites are set to be built in Downtown Toronto as part of a 700 unit strong development in the city's Yonge and College area.
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Construction Business

Horizon North acquisition expands opportunities

Horizon North Logistics has completed a $4.75 million acquisition of Shelter Modular, a modular housing business based in Aldergrove, B.C.
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CondoBusiness

Ontario municipalities in charge of creating affordable housing

Recent changes to regulations under the Promoting Affordable Housing Act allows municipalities to require affordable units in new residential developments.
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Design Quarterly

Haeccity Studio wins for affordable housing idea

Haeccity Studio Architecture’s ideas for creating affordable housing in Metro Vancouver has garnered them the top prize from Urbanarium.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba nixes tax break for new rental housing

Developers of purpose-built rental housing in Manitoba are losing a tax credit that has been available for the past five years.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Federal budget boosts rental housing loan fund

The 2018 federal budget commits $1.25 billion over three years to the Rental Construction Financing Initiative, providing low-cost 10-year loans for municipalities, not-for-profit and private sector developers.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

New affordable housing coming to Ottawa

The federal, provincial and municipal governments announced that they are investing over $74 million to create more than 675 affordable housing units throughout the city of Ottawa.
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CondoBusiness

Ontario announces Inclusionary Zoning framework

Ontario's Inclusionary Zoning framework would allow municipalities to require the inclusion of affordable housing units in new development projects.
Kensington Market

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Purpose-built affordable housing planned for Kensington Market

Toronto’s Kensington Market neighbourhood will be home to the city’s first purpose-built affordable homes for homeless people in more than 10 years.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds open to private sector housing partners

As envisioned, the federal and provincial/territorial governments will jointly fund the 10-year, $40-billion package of policies and programs so many details are still missing or yet to be refined through future negotiations.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Focus on Affordable Housing

First National's Daniel Bragagnolo discusses the financing complexities of affordable housing and the advantages of CMHC's new Flex Program.
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CondoBusiness

Affordable housing development breaks ground in Scarborough

The Daniels Corporation and partner Diamond Corp. recently broke ground on a new condominium community called Daniels FirstHome Markham Sheppard.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Edmonton welcomes new modular apartment

Edmonton's first apartment block made entirely of shipping containers is opening this month at 95th Avenue and 163th Street. Known as Westgate Manor, the three-storey, 20-unit multifamily development will bring much needed affordable housing to the area.