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Local government levers: Accelerating housing solutions

Posted by Jill Zacharias on November 13, 2023



Recognizing the power of local government to lead positive social change, the Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria has produced a comprehensive toolkit that outlines "every tool in the municipal toolbox" to accelerate housing solutions at the local level.  

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Advocacy in Canada’s Affordable Housing and Homelessness Sectors

Posted by Nick Falvo on April 26, 2017

This blog was originally posted on the Calgary Homelessness Foundation website on April 24, 2017 by Nick Falvo, and is re-posted here with permission.

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New Affordable Housing Initiative in Edmonton

Posted by End Poverty Edmonton on July 7, 2016

Vulnerable and at-risk families in Edmonton will now have a chance at a safe place to call home. The City of Edmonton will be starting construction soon on a 70-unit apartment building, with mixed income units.

The project is expected to provide homes for approximately 230 people.

"We are pleased to see this kind of key investment in our community as everyone deserves a place to call home. Affordable housing is one of the critical components to ending poverty in Edmonton and we will continue to work with the Government of Alberta, housing providers and community support service providers to ensure these kinds of investments are made."
-Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton

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