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Statement on the National Housing Strategy – Government of ON

November 22, 2017 The following statement was issued today by Peter Milczyn, Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy, following the release of the federal National Housing Strategy: “I would like to thank the federal government for partnering with the provinces and territories to create a National Housing Strategy. We have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2017119 Views

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Ministers committed to improving housing outcomes for Canadians

VICTORIA – Federal, Provincial and Territorial Housing Ministers Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing met today to discuss key priorities for housing in Canada. Ministers agreed to move forward with a renewed federal, provincial and territorial collaboration in housing based on integrity, openness and respect. Ministers discussed the development of a National Housing Strategy […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2017110 Views

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Media advisory – Housing co-op spokespeople to hold media availability following release of National Housing Strategy

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2017 – The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) expects to see a full, timely and seamless solution to expiring federal rental assistance in Canada’s new National Housing Strategy, widely expected to be announced tomorrow on National Housing Day. The issue of expiring assistance threatens the housing security of over 20,000 low-income co-op households across Canada, consisting mostly […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201788 Views

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Liberals look to make housing more affordable for neediest families – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 22, 2017 9:46 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The Liberals will announce plans today to spend tens of billions in federal dollars on a housing strategy that will provide housing benefits directly to low-income tenants, as well as repairs and renovations to some 300,000 units. Multiple sources with knowledge of the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 201793 Views

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Liberals look to ease affordability concerns with release of housing strategy – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 22, 2017 4:30 OTTAWA _ The federal government will unveil its highly anticipated national housing strategy today, with the Liberals looking to ease the concerns of Canadians who fear being priced out of the market. The plan will put a heavy focus on housing supply _ building tens of thousands of affordable housing units […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2017104 Views

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New housing strategy could cut into child poverty rates, groups say – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Nov 21, 2017  By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ About 450,000 children are in families reliant on social assistance to pay the bills and the vast majority live below the poverty line, says a new report that hopes to prod more government action to alleviate child poverty. The report from an […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201797 Views

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CMHC: Housing need stable in Canada, 1.7 million Canadian households affected

OTTAWA, November 15, 2017 — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Statistics Canada, are releasing the core housing need figures from the 2016 Census. In 2016, the rate of core housing need in Canada stood at 12.7%, representing 1.7M households. This new data indicates the proportion of Canadian households in housing need has remained stable since 2006. “While […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2017153 Views

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Government of Canada partners with Lac Seul First Nation to improve housing in the community

November 10, 2017 Ottawa, Ontario Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada All Canadians should have the security of a safe and healthy home. The Government of Canada is committed to working in genuine partnership with First Nations to improve the condition of housing in their communities, reduce overcrowding, and better safeguard the health and safety of residents. Today, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2017151 Views

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Media Advisory: MP Bob Nault to participate in Housing Complex Grand Opening in Lac Seul First Nation

Ottawa – On behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, The Honourable Bob Nault, Member of Parliament for Kenora, will participate in an event to applaud the grand opening of new Tri-plex Housing complex in Lac Seul First Nation. Date:  November 10, 2017 Time: 10:00 a.m. (CST) Where:    Frenchman’s Head Lac Seul First Nation Lac […]

by pmnationtalk on November 9, 2017137 Views

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FCM: New census data confirms need for affordable housing solutions

Federation of Canadian Municipalities President Jenny Gerbasi issued this statement following today’s Statistics Canada data release. “Today’s 2016 Census data reveals much about Canada’s housing affordability crisis and how the federal government’s upcoming National Housing Strategy needs to tackle it. With 3.3 million households spending at least 30 per cent of their income on shelter—and […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201799 Views

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