Programs to increase financial literacy and education encouraging high-income earners to move out of social housing are just some of the ideas put forth in a housing report prepared for the Cree Nation Government.
The city’s median income is $71,631, but the housing shortage is so severe, even those with significantly higher incomes are challenged to find appropriate, affordable housing, the report says.
Developers set the tone for 2020 targeting everything from the slew of various government taxes against speculation and vacancy to long waits for project approvals and completion timelines to those who are against increasing housing density.
A proposal to build affordable housing units next to an elementary school in the south Edmonton community of Keheewin was passed by city council on Wednesday afternoon. Chris Chacon has the details.
The skyline tells the tale: new buildings are popping up across the Moncton region thanks to a construction boom that's seen record-setting building permit values amid an increasingly competitive residential housing market.
A new report by Regina administration looks at how the city can improve its building permit process, which can take as much as eight times longer than Saskatoon's on average.
Whitehorse city planners say proposed changes to the city's housing incentive program would help make building in the city affordable for non-profits.
The City of New Westminster is requesting proposals for an affordable housing project on Fenton Street, which comes with $4 million worth of free land for the successful applicant.