Abbotsford receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

Abbotsford receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

The challenge in the lower mainland of British Colombia is affordable housing because housing prices are so high. This was our first venture into supportive housing. We have a group called ASDAC, the Abbotsford Social Development Advisory Committee and they said “Let’s try and do something to make housing more affordable”. Harmony Housing consists of […]

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Affordable Housing: The Forgotten US Crisis!!

Affordable Housing: The Forgotten US Crisis!!

– Let’s talk about a US crisis. The border crisis? No, not that crisis. Oh, okay, the opioid crisis. No, not that crisis either. Uh, the Game of Thrones ending forever in 38 days crisis? Ugh, yeah, that really sucks, but no, not that. Okay, so there’s a lot of crises happening right now. Crisises? […]

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1700 Hawaii Kai Drive to offer 269 rental units

1700 Hawaii Kai Drive to offer 269 rental units

– 5:51 -“Nora Clements?” Heather Reed? Lots of hopeful faces waited on the sidelines wanting to hear their names called. And there was one who wasnt disappointed. 6:46 Janine Tom?? applause – This lucky winner will get a two bedroom unit on the 9th floor of one of the two ten-story towers for $1,500 a […]

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Affordable Housing in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Affordable Housing in Hennepin County, Minnesota

This place gives me security, having my own place gives me security, when I was homeless I didn’t have that all I had was fear, what’s gonna happen. It started back when I found out that I was HIV positive and needed specialty care. I was quite sick for a long time. I couldn’t afford […]

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Calgary receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

Calgary receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

We’re at McPherson Place, a 160-unit affordable housing development in Bridgeland, a master-planned community in the City of Calgary. Over the past 10 years the City of Calgary has increased its economic production. Incomes have not risen as fast as the cost of living. The City of Calgary had a need to provide ownership opportunities […]

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Citi: Accelerating Affordable Housing in San Francisco

Citi: Accelerating Affordable Housing in San Francisco

[Music] San Francsico has always prided itself on being an inclusive city, a vibrant city, a creative city, and that requires an ability for people of all income levels to come here to San Francisco. And, as rents go up, you see a narrowing of the people who can afford to live here. Affordability is […]

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Montréal receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

Montréal receives help for affordable housing from CMHC

La Residence Parc Jarry opened up officially to its first resident in November 2008 and was completely full after 6 months. Our group saw the necessity, definitely, for assisted care, which is very different from autonomous living. When we were looking to develop this home, there was two variables that we had to strongly consider. […]

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