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Canada's Housing Opportunity: Urgent Solutions for a National Housing Strategy

Housing, PCH, Federal, Canada, Non-Government, Housing Research

Canada’s federal government has made a commitment to develop a national housing strategy. Canadians have also given this government an unprecedented mandate to robustly invest in social infrastructure across the country. Together, these two realities create a once-in-a-generation window of opportunity to transform Canada’s housing sector and improve lives.

Municipalities are ready to work with other orders of government, Indigenous communities and the non-profit and private housing sectors to seize this opportunity. With the comprehensive recommendations in this document, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and its 2,000 members are calling for federal leadership to enable this work to begin.

Alison Homer

By Alison Homer

As Team Lead and Manager of Cities with Tamarack's Vibrant Communities, Alison provides leadership and drives excellence within Communities Ending Poverty (previously called Cities Reducing Poverty), a national movement that supports more than 80 members and 300 communities to end poverty across Canada and the USA.