The Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a report written by Doug Smith that looks at the impact of the sale of public housing in three jurisdictions that were cited in the KPMG report on public housing that is influencing housing policy at the provincial level.
Publications in the Coalition’s Archive relating to Housing Policy
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba Office has released a new report “Making Space for Change: The Story of Manitoba’s Rent Assist Benefit” authored by Josh Brandon and Jesse Hajer. This paper documents some of the organizing history leading up to implementation of the Rent Assist benefit, precursors and provincial policy context from which […]
Pathways to a Better Future: Manitoba’s Poverty Reduction Strategy is the new strategy for Manitoba. It affirms the Manitoba government’s commitment to reducing poverty in the province. See page 39 of the report for information on Affordable Housing.
Author Lissie Rappaport’s report Keeping Winnipeg Affordable explores the potential for inclusionary housing in Winnipeg. Full report Fast Facts
With this analysis, the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg and the Right to Housing Coalition examine exactly what the federal government is offering and how we in Manitoba can best capitalize on the plan. Finally-a-National-Housing-Strategy.2018.03
November 22, 2017 – CHRA response to National Housing Strategy The federal government today unveiled Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy, a historic plan which contains a series of policies and programs that puts the needs of Canada’s most vulnerable populations at its core. The Strategy aims to invest over $40 billion with the objective […]
Nov 22, 2017 – The federal government has announced the details of its ten-year national housing strategy a 10-year, $40-billion plan to help ensure that Canadians have access to housing that meets their needs and that they can afford.
The federal government launched national consultations to solicit the views of individual Canadians and housing organizations, experts and stakeholders on the vision, outcomes, themes and principles for a National Housing Strategy. This report highlights what was heard during the four-month consultation process. It includes input and analysis from an online survey, expert and stakeholder roundtables, focus […]
At a National Housing Day event held in Winnipeg and hosted by the Right to Housing Coalition on November 17th, the report, Building a Community Asset: The Ongoing Need for Social Housing in Manitoba by Josh Brandon, Community Animator at the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg was released. Click here to read the report.
On Wednesday, October 12th at the Resource Assistance for Youth (RAY), the Winnipeg Plan to End Youth Homelessness named “Here and Now” was released. The goal of Here and Now is to develop the shared vision, action framework, and grounding principles needed for effective systems’ integration, policy and program alignment, and collaboration between all community […]