affordable housing

First Nation

Construction Business

Work begins on new Tsawout First Nation housing

Construction is underway on a new affordable housing development on the Tsawout First Nation in Central Saanich.
zoning laws

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario realtors call on government to update zoning laws

The Ontario Real Estate Association is calling on the provincial government to cut red tape and update exclusionary single-family zoning laws in high-demand areas.
housing women

Design Quarterly

Housing for women project receives city approval

GBL Architects has received City of Vancouver Council approval for their new housing development at 546 West 13th Avenue.
low-income housing award

REMI Network

U.S. low-income housing developer honoured by ULI

U.S. developer Jonathan F.P. Rose, known for raising the bar for low-income housing, was recently awarded the Urban Land Institute's "Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development".
multifamily investment

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Multifamily investment remains red hot: JLL

Canada's multifamily investment volume is up 36 per cent on the 5-year quarterly average, according to JLL’s 2021 mid-year report.
LSE IPO targets investors in supported housing ventures

Canadian Apartment Magazine

LSE offering targets supported housing ventures

Responsible Housing REIT aims to generate sustainable investment returns and pioneer an alternative model for financing and delivering affordable, assisted accommodations.
housing crisis

REMI Network

Major party leaders urged to prioritize housing crisis

The Residential Construction Council of Ontario is lighting a fire under the promises federal delegates are making with a recent statement on the crisis.
housing affordability

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Quebec housing affordability tackled at roundtable

A gathering of Quebec's key housing players recently met in Montreal to discuss the main issues affecting housing affordability.
BMO affordable housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

BMO pledges $12 billion in financing toward affordable housing

BMO announced it will commit $12 billion in financing toward the development and refurbishment of affordable housing in Canada.
vacant office tower conversion

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Vacant office tower conversion underway in Calgary

Two non-profit organizations have joined forces to convert a vacant office tower in downtown Calgary into much-needed affordable housing.
Nova Scotia

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Nova Scotia ponders affordable housing

Newly released report and recommendations from the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission call for financial incentives and regulatory supports to help upgrade existing rental stock and deliver new supply.
SAIT partnership

Design Quarterly

Vancouver affordable housing pilot project underway

An affordable rental housing pilot project is underway in Vancouver that will help evaluate innovative building materials and designs.
Hotel deal activity projected to pick up in Q2

Canadian Property Management

More hotel deal activity projected beyond Q2

Of the 21 transactions totalling approximately $197 million in value during the first quarter of 2021, seven properties were sold for redevelopment or conversion to other uses and three were distressed sales.
Budget 2021

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Breaking down Budget 2021’s affordable housing funds

The federal government released it’s much-awaited Budget 2021, which includes funds to address Canada’s need for more affordable housing.
housing plan

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Scotiabank announces $10 billion commitment toward new affordable housing

Scotiabank announced it will be aligning with CMHC to mobilize $10 billion over the next ten years to support the creation of new affordable housing.
Quebec tackles social housing backlog

Canadian Apartment Magazine

COVID aggravates Quebec social housing backlog

The 2021-2022 Quebec budget opens up an enhanced refundable tax credit for rental housing tenants aged 70 and older, and promises incremental upward adjustments over the next five years.
Laval RCFi project

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New rental housing coming to Laval, Quebec

The Government of Canada announced it is investing $66.3 million toward the construction of a 193-unit rental building in Laval, Quebec, in the form of a low-cost loan.