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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ottawa announces plan to build 700 new affordable rental homes

The Ottawa Community Housing Corporation (OCH) announced plans to invest $167.9 million toward the construction of 700 new affordable rental homes.
Dundas

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Dundas Street rental development receives funding

A new rental development featuring affordable units will soon be rising on Dundas Street West thanks to funding from federal government and the City of Toronto.
Birch Street rental tower in Vancouver

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Vancouver approves controversial Birch Street rental tower

The City of Vancouver has approved plans for the controversial Birch Street rental tower, a 28-storey development located at the corner of West Broadway.
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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.
Housing Now

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Phase two of Housing Now approved by City Council

Toronto City Council has approved the second phase of Housing Now, an initiative that leverages City-owned land for the development of affordable housing within mixed-income, mixed-use, transit-oriented communities.
RCFi

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds invest in new Toronto rental development at Weston Rd.

The federal government announced plans to invest $147 million through its RCFi initiative toward the construction of 514 residential units located at Weston Road in Toronto.
Mirvish Village

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Feds invest $200 million in new rental housing at Mirvish Village

The federal government announced it is committing $200 million toward the construction of six new apartment buildings at Mirvish Village in Toronto.
Housing Vancouver

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Housing Vancouver reports need for stronger rental focus

The Housing Vancouver Q3 update shows that purpose-built rental approvals are currently below the 10-year target set by the City of Vancouver.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Affordability worse for renting Canadians: Report

New data from Rentals.ca shows that affordability for low-income Canadian renters is worse than what was reported in mid-July by the CCPA.
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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.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Unique affordable rental housing project opens in Vancouver

A unique affordable rental housing project has officially opened in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive and Grandview-Woodlands neighbourhood.

REMI Network

Rental housing complex breaks ground in Saskatoon

Construction has started on a new 26-unit affordable rental housing project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

More family-sized rentals needed to ease housing crisis

A new report by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis suggests the housing crisis could be alleviated if more housing options were available for families of varying needs and sizes.
rent delinquencies April

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario’s investment in affordable rental housing

At a press conference at Casa-Emery Village in Toronto, the provincial and federal government announced plans to invest $58.8 million in new affordable rental housing in Toronto.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Push for revised rent control in Ontario

The controversial topic of rent control in Ontario is back in the news after two Toronto City councillors voiced concerns about what they are calling “unethical” rent hikes across the GTA

Canadian Apartment Magazine

New modular apartment coming to Edmonton

Edmonton-based Step Ahead Properties Ltd. and Ladacor Advanced Modular Systems have launched construction on their new modular apartment, an affordable housing development at Westgate Manor in Glenwood.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Affordable Rental Innovation Fund kicks off

While speaking at the Toronto Housing Summit on September 30th, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for CMHC, announced that CMHC is now ready to accept applications under the Affordable Rental Innovation Fund.