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rethinking real estate

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Stigma fuels case for rethinking real estate

Much of the current negative sentiment relates to the emergence of informal rooming houses in predominantly single-family residential areas near suburban post-secondary campuses.
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Affordable housing set for surplus federal properties

Surplus federal properties in Ontario, Quebec and Newfoundland are set to be repurposed into affordable housing as part of the Federal Lands Initiative.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada invests in Montreal affordable housing

The federal government announced funding commitments for three affordable housing projects in the Montreal area, valued at $27.6 million.
affordable rental housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Affordable rental housing on national agenda

As 2019 begins, Canadians continue to face a well-chronicled slate of challenges when it comes to finding affordable rental housing. Here, housing experts share their insights...and even a few solutions.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada issues update on national housing investments

The government of Canada has issued a detailed breakdown of its national housing investments, reporting that more than $5.7 billion has been spent on affordable housing since 2016.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Affordable modular housing coming to rural Alberta

Individuals and families in rural Alberta will soon have access to modular housing via a new government-funded shipping container project developed through the Alberta Rural Development Network.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Trudeau urged to make good on housing commitment

At a press conference in Ottawa, advocates released an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau urging him to make good on his housing commitment by enshrining "the right to housing" in upcoming National Housing Strategy legislation.
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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.

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.

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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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.

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.
tax break for new rental housing

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.
rental housing loan fund

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.