affordable housing

Temporary Rental Assistance

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds announce Temporary Rental Assistance funding

The Government of Canada announced it will be offering Temporary Rental Assistance funding to support social housing projects and families of low income. 
Rapid Housing Initiative

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Montreal to receive $56 million under Rapid Housing Initiative

The City of Montréal will receive $56.8 million in federal funding under the new Rapid Housing Initiative to support the completion of 12 projects, representing 263 housing units.
Low-income renters in both private and not-for-profit housing can now receive the Saskatchewan Housing Benefit

Canadian Apartment Magazine

More low-income renters qualify for Sask benefit

Low-income renters in Saskatchewan’s private housing market are newly eligible for the same subsidy introduced in April 2020 for tenants in not-for-profit accommodations.
housing plan

Canadian Apartment Magazine

CMHC, VCIB join forces to create affordable housing

CMHC and Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB) announced a ground-breaking collaboration to create affordable housing solutions across Canada.
western civil

Canadian Apartment Magazine

A closer look at infill development

As affordable rental housing continues to be a pressing need in the GTA, some housing experts believe infill development is the solution we've been looking for.
Rapid Housing Initiative

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds release new details about Rapid Housing Initiative

The federal government has provided new details about the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI), which it says will expedite the creation of up to 3,000 new affordable housing units.
housing report

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada announces new Rapid Housing Initiative

The federal government has announced a new Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to help address the urgent housing needs of vulnerable Canadians in the wake of COVID-19.
BC rent assistance

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Cities call for a united front to end homelessness

Mayors and city officials from across the nation have formed an alliance to tackle homelessness, a crisis that has intensified since the onset of COVID-19.
converting hotel

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Converting hotels into multifamily apartments

Given the uncertainty of the travel and tourism sector, could converting hotels into affordable apartments serve as an effective solution to the housing crisis?
housing choices

Canadian Apartment Magazine

COVID-19’s impact on housing choices

New data shows more Canadians are making conservative housing choices due to sustained income loss and fear of a second wave. 
affordable housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Survey finds half of renters plan to seek more affordable housing

A recent survey of 16,000 renters across 181 Canadian cities found that half of respondents are planning to look for more affordable housing due to the effects of COVID-19.
West Don Lands proposed rental towers

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Plans submitted for West Don Lands rental towers

Toronto's developing West Don Lands community could see a pair of high-rise rental towers in the not-so-distant future. Plans include office, retail and 198 affordable housing units.
PST rebate

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Victoria hotel purchased for affordable homes

The B.C. government has purchased the Comfort Inn Hotel in Victoria for $18.5 million to provide more affordable homes for people in Victoria.
urban growth

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tackling the challenges of urban growth

As rents continue to climb in Canada’s major metropolitan areas, “creative” and “collaborative” solutions will be needed to tackle the challenges of urban growth.
housing plan

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Canada and Ontario sign first Canada Housing Benefit

The governments of Canada and Ontario announced a joint investment of $1.4 billion in the first Canada Housing Benefit, a new fund aimed at providing direct affordability support to Ontarians in housing need.
housing market

REMI Network

Five policies that could affect the housing market

Immigration figures into the Real Estate Investment Network’s list of five policies that are likely to affect the future housing market.
Galleria Mall

REMI Network

Art installation lights up Galleria on the Park site

A public art installation lights up the Galleria on the Park construction site as phase two gets underway.