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New, supportive homes for Edmontonians in need

The governments of Alberta and Canada are creating jobs and supporting permanent supportive housing with the opening of 42 new units in Edmonton’s Belvedere community. With a mix of one- and two-bedroom units, the new apartments will provide a safe and stable home for individuals, couples and families who are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 202031 Views

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Housing investment for Edmonton Métis community

The governments of Alberta and Canada will fund a Métis Capital Housing Corporation (MCHC) affordable housing project to provide homes and create jobs in the community. An affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, MCHC works to provide safe, affordable housing for Indigenous people in Alberta. The affordable housing development will provide 23 new homes […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 202028 Views

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New homes, jobs in Elizabeth Metis Settlement

The governments of Alberta and Canada will fund an Elizabeth Metis Settlement initiative to provide homes and create jobs in the community. The affordable housing initiative will provide 10 new four-bedroom homes on the Elizabeth Metis Settlement, located about 36 kilometres south of Cold Lake. These modern homes will help to alleviate overcrowding in the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202079 Views

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New Indigenous Youth Housing Teams To Support Edmonton Youth At Risk

The overrepresentation of Indigenous people experiencing homelessness in Edmonton reinforces the need for Indigenous-specific programs to address their social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs. Over 5% of Edmonton’s total population identify as Indigenous (Stats Canada, 2016 Edmonton Census), yet they account for ~60% of the city’s population experiencing homelessness as of June 8, 2020. More […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 202073 Views

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Alberta announces redesigned program to support Indigenous housing – rdnewsnow.com

Jul 20, 2020 Provincial government officials say a redesigned housing capital program will offer more flexibility and autonomy for Indigenous communities to build affordable housing. In a release, the province says it developed the Indigenous Housing Capital Program (IHCP) to increase the supply of affordable off-reserve, off-settlement and on-settlement housing for Indigenous communities. The Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on July 21, 202042 Views

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AB Government: Redesigned program supports Indigenous housing

A redesigned housing capital program will offer more flexibility and autonomy for Indigenous communities to build affordable housing. Government developed the Indigenous Housing Capital Program (IHCP) to increase the supply of affordable off-reserve, off-settlement and on-settlement housing for Indigenous communities. The Alberta government will invest $32 million in IHCP over three years. Changes to the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 202085 Views

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Expert panel formed to review affordable housing

An independent Affordable Housing Review Panel will bring a new vision for affordable housing into focus. Seniors and Housing Minister Josephine Pon has appointed 10 experts to an independent panel, led by MLA Mickey Amery, to conduct a review that will provide recommendations to transform affordable housing. Through this review, the panel will identify ways […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 202064 Views

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RMWB: Council allocates additional funding to Community Plan on Homelessness, defers Municipal property tax payments and will send letters to Federal and Provincial governments

(Fort McMurray, AB – April 16, 2020) – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Council approved further measures at Tuesday’s Council meeting that will support the region’s response and help manage the impacts to residents, business owners and the social profit sector. The new measures include allocating additional federal funding […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 2020103 Views

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A Place to Start From: Why We Launched the Home Ownership Program – Backwoods Energy

TS Eliot once wrote that home is where one starts from. The line is in East Coker, Eliot’s second poem in Four Quartets. It establishes the emotional anchoring of home – the familiar in which we are based before we head off into a strange world. The fortunate can understand the emotional appeal of home; […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 2020144 Views

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Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network launches today

The CAEH is a proud partner of this new network, which aims to eliminate homelessness and housing insecurity for women, girls, and gender-diverse peoples across Canada. Women’s homelessness is a crisis in Canada. Across this country, women-identifying and gender diverse peoples experience some of the most severe forms of housing need. Black women, transwomen, Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on February 21, 2020149 Views

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