The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has launched a new report on the growing housing crisis in Canada, Built to Last: Strengthening the Foundations of Housing in Canada. The report makes the definitive case for all orders of government to partner on a long-term strategy to fix the serious cracks in our housing system. The […]
Housing Resources including a ‘Primer’, Publications and Links to external housing resources.
A new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report (October 2014) provides a blueprint for addressing the global affordable housing challenge. The report recommends four approaches that used in concert could reduce the cost of affordable housing by 20 to 50 percent and substantially narrow the affordable housing gap by 2025. These largely market-oriented solutions—lowering the cost […]
Published by the Housing Services Corporation, this guide provides a high-level overview of Canadian social and affordable housing, providing historical background and a snapshot of social housing administration by province/territory Click here to read the full report..
The Institute of Urban Studies, University of Winnipeg has released a best practices research report “Holding On!: Supporting Successful Tenancies for the Hard to House”. This report is a review of housing retention practices across Canada, with a model framework. The report assembles a preliminary examination of eviction prevention approaches used across Canada (also known […]
The Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released a revised report on Winnipeg and Manitoba Housing data.
Clark Brownlee, Coordinator of the Right to Housing Coalition, has outlined the work of the Coalition last year in its 2014 Annual Report released February 5, 2015. Advocacy work focused at the three levels of government is summarized. Fifty organizations officially support the Coalition’s efforts. Click below to read the report and visit Coalition’s website […]
Given that the policy landscape has changed since 2009, and that the province will be required by legislation to update its poverty reduction strategy in 2017, community advocates believe that now is the time to renew The View from Here 2009. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba and the Canadian Community Economic […]
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office has released a report documenting the housing experiences of Aboriginal people moving to Winnipeg. Winnipeg is home to Canada’s largest Aboriginal population. Aboriginal people, however, are among the most likely to experience homelessness and are also over-represented in housing that is unaffordable, overcrowded or in poor […]
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office (CCPA) has released a report “A Terrific Loss: The Expiring Social Housing Operating Agreements in Manitoba” written by Sarah Cooper, formerly with CCPA and now a doctoral student in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois-Chicago. The report outlines the challenges and implications in Manitoba […]
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released a paper on “How affordable is affordable housing?” The paper describes current affordable housing challenges in Manitoba particularly in the rental market. Click here to see the November 2014 paper.