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Today’s announcement of Canada’s Housing Plan builds a foundation for safe, climate resilient homes

April 12, 2024 Announcement offers green, affordable housing supports, but more is needed from the provinces Betsy Agar, director of the Buildings program at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to Canada’s Housing Plan, announced today. “Affordable housing isn’t affordable unless it’s energy efficient. We welcome today’s federal government housing plan announcement […]

by ahnationtalk on April 15, 202414 Views

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Alberta Government Has ‘Deep Concerns’ About Federal Housing Announcement – Rental Housing Business

The Alberta government says it has “deep concerns” and not enough information about a $6-billion federal housing announcement made Tuesday morning. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the announcement while he was in Dartmouth, N.S., as part of the government’s pre-budget tour. Trudeau says while the fund will help address the housing shortage plaguing Canadians, provinces and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202415 Views

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Metis organization first recipient of Edmonton Indigenous-led affordable housing grant – Construct Connect

April 9, 2024 EDMONTON – A Metis organization will be the first organization to receive an Indigenous-led affordable housing grant for a seniors housing development in northeast Edmonton. Metis Capital Housing Corporation will receive $2.29 million for a seniors’ lodge in Edmonton’s Montrose neighbourhood featuring 36 affordable suites, a common dining area and onsite social […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 202414 Views

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Affordable Housing Investment Program

On April 4, a new Métis senior’s lodge was announced. The lodge is part of the Affordable Housing Investment Program in partnership with the City of Edmonton. Métis Capital Housing Corporation will be leading this project and is the first recipient of the City’s new Indigenous-led affordable housing grant. “This is not just a program […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 202412 Views

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Métis organization first recipient of Indigenous-led affordable housing grant

April 4, 2024 A new seniors housing development in northeast Edmonton will be the first project supported by the City of Edmonton’s new Indigenous-led affordable housing grant. Métis Capital Housing Corporation will receive $2.29 million for a new seniors lodge in the Montrose neighbourhood. The new lodge includes 36 affordable suites, a common dining area […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 202412 Views

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Response to federal government housing announcement

Apr 03, 2024 “Alberta’s government has deep concerns about the federal government’s April 2 housing announcement. To date, the Government of Canada has not provided adequate or appropriate funding to Alberta for housing and are once again bypassing provincial jurisdiction by not consulting or even notifying provinces about the new program. This is another example […]

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 202414 Views

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Navigation and Support Centre remaining open permanently

Mar 26, 2024 The navigation and support centre in Edmonton will continue to connect vulnerable Edmontonians to services and supports and the province will add a second centre in Calgary. The safety and well-being of people in crisis and experiencing homelessness in Edmonton and Calgary is a priority for Alberta’s government. In November 2023, Premier […]

by ahnationtalk on March 27, 202416 Views

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Building housing for the future

Mar 11, 2024 If Budget 2024 passes, its capital plan would invest $840 million over three years to provide more than 5,000 affordable housing units and support more than 6,000 jobs. All Albertans deserve a safe place to call home. To continue building capacity within the affordable housing system, Alberta’s government is continuing to invest […]

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202422 Views

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Calgary invites Indigenous organizations to non-market housing land sale – CityNews

The city of Calgary announced Monday five land sites available for sale at below-market value, prioritizing Indigenous non-profit organizations. Silvia Naranjo reports. Read More: https://calgary.citynews.ca/video/2024/03/11/calgary-invites-indigenous-organizations-to-non-market-housing-land-sale/

by ahnationtalk on March 12, 202417 Views

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Indigenous organizations prioritized for Non-Market Housing Land Sale

11 March, 2024 The City of Calgary is pleased to announce that five new City-owned land sites are now available for sale, at below-market value, to eligible non-profit organizations under The City’s Non-Market Housing Land Sale program. Using funding from the federal Housing Accelerator Fund, each site will come with funding of up to $75,000 […]

by ahnationtalk on March 11, 202420 Views

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