Winnipeg’s Community Task Force to End Homelessness has released The Plan To End Homelessness in Winnipeg. One of the focus areas of the plan is to increase the supply and availability of housing to combat Winnipeg’s low vacancy rate, including the ultimate creation of 7500 affordable housing units.
Publications in the Coalition’s Archive relating to Housing Policy
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has released its April 2014 Rental Market Report. Click here to see Manitoba Highlights. The Winnipeg Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) recorded an apartment vacancy rate of 2 per cent in April 2014 compared to 1.9 per cent in the previous year.
The Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives launched its Alternative Municipal Budget Winnipeg 2014 on April 29th at the Winnipeg Public Library. 2014 is an election year in Winnipeg and this Alternative Municipal Budget is meant to stimulate discussion around some of the important concerns facing our city including affordable housing.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada has released the final results of the At Home/Chez Soi research demonstration project, which examined Housing First as a means of ending homelessness for people living with mental illness in Canada. The project followed more than 2,000 participants for two years, and was the world’s largest trial of Housing First, […]
CCPA-Manitoba compiles an annual update of housing data from a number of sources including Statistics Canada, CMHC, and the Province of Manitoba. This year’s update is the first to include data from the 2011 National Household Survey. To see the update click on the CCPA logo.
CMHC’s 2013 Housing Observer provides a range of updated housing data and analysis. Chapter 6 in the report provides recent trends in housing affordability and core housing need.
This report examines what is known about homelessness, the historical, social and economic context in which it has emerged, demographic features of the problem and potential solutions. Published by the Canadian Homelessness Research Network Press (2013) and authored by Stephen Gaetz, Jesse Donaldson, Tim Richter & Tanya Gulliver. The State of Homelessness in Canada
The latest housing data for Winnipeg and Manitoba is now available. A recent report by the CCPA – compiled by Sarah Cooper – documents the core housing need in Manitoba, current vacancy rates, the affordability of average rents, and the latest developments in social housing. Follow the link below to download the report (pdf) Housing-Data-June-28-2013.pdf
Each year, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba publishes its State of the Inner City Report. This year’s report, Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges, speaks to concerns raised by community-based organizations – such as the Right to Housing Coalition – the impact that some Government decisions (and indecisions) can have on vulnerable people. The […]
Federation of Canadian Municipalities report with data from 27 municipalities and urban regions show household income failing to keep up with home-ownership costs, which have risen three times faster than income since 2005. At the same time, the number of rental units has declined and the cost of renting in these communities has risen by […]