The Coalition advocates for increased provincial government involvement in housing in the following areas:
– increased investment in both the supply and the quality of social housing
– increased investment in affordable rental housing
– raising Employment and Income Assistance rates.
Below are actions taken by the Coalition regarding provincial involvement.
The Right to Housing Coalition is concerned that millions in federal dollars that could make its way to Manitoba is sitting on a negotiating table rather than benefitting thousands of people in Manitoba who urgently need decent affordable housing. The Government of Manitoba has yet to negotiate a bilateral agreement to bring new federal housing […]
Read Right to Housing’s Submission regarding the Province’s 2019 Budget Consultations. Share this by:
April 12, 2018 News Release: Housing advocates are very concerned about the Manitoba government’s decision to once again increase housing costs for people living with low incomes. Later this year low-income households will be expected to pay 30% of their income on shelter costs. This builds on last year’s decision to raise the threshold from […]
Read Right to Housing Coalition’s analysis of the recent Manitoba Budget. budget analysis Share this by:
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 Share this by:
Sarah Cooper is a CCPA-MB research associate and a Right to Housing member. She is currently completing her PhD in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sarah examines the risks and real dangers to Manitoba’s low-income housing including the end of operating agreements for low-income housing providers. Public Housing […]
Kirsten Bernas, Chair of the Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition, Research and Policy Manager at CCEDNet Manitoba and a CCPA Manitoba Research Associate provides an analysis of housing measures in the the recent 2017 Provincial Budget. Read more Share this by:
Read article in today’s Winnipeg Free Press written by Kirsten Bernas, Chair of the Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition, on the need for a bold vision to address the need for more affordable housing as the Province brings down its budget on Tuesday, April 11th. Affordable housing needs bold vision – […]
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. Share this by:
The Provincial Working Group of the Right to Housing Coalition has made several recommendations to the Province of Manitoba as it consults with Manitobans on housing needs to develop future priorities of Manitoba Housing. To read the submission click here Share this by: