Manitoba Budget Smiles on Housing

Manitoba just announced several very good housing related measures in its 2013 budget, including a total of 1000 new  rental units, half RGI and half “affordable”.  It also announced an 8% rebate on the capital costs of new rental construction or conversion where at least 10% of the suites met “affordability” guidelines.  Also included was some minor assistance to rent supplements.  You can get the data on-line from the government website under the 2013 budget “Rental Housing Construction Tax Credit”and also under “housing.”

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Budget 2013 Media Announcement, April 19, 2013