The Coalition advocates for increased federal government involvement in housing in the following areas:
– protecting and enhancing social housing in Canada
– increasing rental housing production
– supporting a funded national housing strategy.
Below are actions taken by the Coalition regarding federal involvement.
Tyler Pearce, currently chair of the Right to Housing Coalition’s Federal Working Group, speaks out about the federal government’s commitment to affordable housing in the latest federal budget in an article in the Winnipeg Free Press on March 27th. Read article Share this by:
Click here to read Right to Housing Coalition’s submission re the National Housing Strategy Consultation. Share this by:
Right to Housing is encouraging its supporters and members to complete the National Housing Strategy survey, accessible online at letstalkhousing.ca. Let’s demonstrate that housing matters to Canadians and show a groundswell of support for a renewed federal presence on the national stage. Click here to read more. Share this by:
The Federal Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition has released its submission to the Federal Budget 2017 Consultation. Using data and trends from Manitoba, Right to Housing calls for a ten-year commitment of funding for RGI, social and affordable housing units, a commitment to rental construction tax policy that supports new builds in the […]
Read article in July 4th’s Winnipeg Free Press written by Tyler Pearce, Chairperson of the Coalition’s Federal Working Group regarding a national housing strategy. National housing strategy long overdue Share this by:
The federal Court of Appeal in a ruling on August 14th, 2015 agrees that the federal government failed to adequately consult with Treaty 1 First Nations over the sale of Kapyong Barracks, the old military base in Winnipeg that has sat empty since 2004. See the following link for media coverage: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/first-nations-not-consulted-on-kapyong-barracks-sale-court-rules-1.3192485 Click here to read […]
On Monday June 22nd the Right to Housing Coalition launched its campaign to make housing an issue in the federal election this fall. The Coalition has developed a brief Housing for All Manitobans with proposals for policy changes to re-engage the federal government in the provision of social housing and to enhance private sector […]
Tim Sale, former Manitoba Minister of Housing and current chair of the federal working group of the Right to Housing Coalition provides an analysis of housing issues and the need to make housing an issue in the upcoming federal election in the June 9th edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. “We all pay for Canada’s […]
The Coalition has responded to a letter from The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) that outlined the current federal government’s role in affordable housing. Letter from Candice Bergen Letter to Candice Bergen Share this by: