$8.4M towards affordable housing in Waterloo region

CBC News | June 26, 2017 | Kitchener-WaterlooWaterloo region will soon have more affordable housing units, as the provincial and federal governments have put $8.4 million towards affordable housing.Part of the funding will go towards KW Habilitation, developing 22 affordable housing units for people living with developmental disabilities at 108 Sydney St. S. in Kitchener."Affordable housing is…
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Ontario Government Boosting Housing Supports

Ontario Newsroom Bulletin | Ministry of Housing | March 9, 2017 Ontario is increasing its investment in housing assistance and supports across the province to help up to 6,000 families in need remain permanently housed - a major step forward in its goal to end chronic homelessness by 2025. Chris Ballard, Minister of Housing and…
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Supporting New Housing Solutions for Adults with Disabilities

Ontario Newsroom Bulletin | Ministry of Community & Social Services | December 20, 2016 Ontario is helping plan new inclusive living environments where people of varying abilities can be connected to their families, friends, neighbours and community. The province is providing funding to a group of 10 developmental services agencies known as the Intentional Community…
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Affordable Housing Must Be Designed With Accessibility In Mind

The article below is courtesy of The Globe & Mail (published March 18/16). “We no longer look at housing as a problem. It is the solution.” That was the message that Member of Parliament Adam Vaughan brought to a recent public forum on affordable housing. And that change of perspective is welcome. After decades of…
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