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CHF Canada Analysis of the National Housing Strategy

The National Housing Strategy lays out a 10-year, $40 billion program to maintain existing affordable housing and to build new affordable homes. In the coming weeks, we will hear more about the details surrounding the Strategy. Please contact CHF Canada if you have...

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Can Canada think big on housing again?

Two weeks ago the federal government launched their National Housing Strategy and the prime minister said housing is a human right. Long awaited in the GTA and cities across Canada experiencing an acute housing crisis, critics say it doesn’t go far enough and doesn’t build very much new affordable housing. While this new initiative might be a good first step, there was a time in the recent past when Canada boldly created new housing.

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Town taking steps to address affordable housing crunch

Okotoks Mayor Bill Robertson said he’d like to see more multi-family homes, such as Skotoko Place Co-op in the Downey area, included in future town development.

Okotoks town council is taking steps to try to find ways to bring more affordable housing to the community.

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National housing strategy a way to change face of neighbourhoods

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently unveiled details of the federal government’s national housing strategy, a 10-year, $40-billion initiative that will look to collaborate with provinces and municipalities in developing programs that target homelessness and improve access to affordable housing for Canadians in need.

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National housing strategy fails to go deep enough on root of ills

As Canada reviews its current housing crisis, it will be necessary for us to go back to the basics. We need to answer the question of what housing is supposed to achieve and whether as a nation we place priority on it as a home, or as a source of wealth and speculative investment.

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Can a National Housing Strategy Prevent Homelessness in Canada?

On Nov. 22, the federal government released their long-awaited National Housing Strategy (NHS), marking a return of federal leadership to the housing sector after a four-decade absence. The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness welcomes the strategy, including its critical investment in the affordable housing and leadership in articulating a right to housing for all Canadians.

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