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55-storey Vancouver tower to include social housing

A recently approved 55-storey tower at 601 Beach Crescent in Vancouver will provide 152 social housing for low- and moderate-income residents.
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Vancouver’s first temporary modular housing

Completion of Vancouver’s first modular housing development at 220 Terminal Avenue was celebrated in late February. The innovative project helps to address the affordable housing
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario invests in social housing retrofits

Ontario continues to put its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $42.9 million in social housing retrofits in Toronto.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Ontario invests in social housing retrofits

Ontario is putting its new Climate Change Strategy into action by investing $92 million from the Green Investment Fund into social housing retrofits to take

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TREB lobbies for Land Transfer Tax changes

On Feb. 2, members of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) met with the City of Toronto’s Budget Committee to discuss affordable housing in the Greater Toronto Area and make recommendations on the region’s Land Transfer Tax (LTT), implemented in 2008. In order to better meet the needs of prospective homebuyers requiring affordable housing options, TREB suggested that the City’s Budget Committee increase the maximum rebate for first-time homebuyers and adjust the LTT to reflect ongoing inflation.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Social housing project opens in Saskatchewan

A new rental housing complex in Prince Albert, Sask. will help individuals with complex needs access safe and affordable housing. Funding for the project, which required a total investment of approximately $725,000, was provided by the Canadian government, the Province of Saskatchewan and the River Bank Development Corporation (River Bank). River Bank is a non-profit organization promoting social and economic development for low-income individuals in Prince Albert.