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 […]
Housing Resources including a ‘Primer’, Publications and Links to external housing resources.
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.
The State of Homelessness in Canada 2014 is Homeless Hub Paper #5 written by Stephen Gaetz, Tanya Gulliver & Tim Richter. The Homeless Hub (www.homelesshub.ca) is a web-based research library and resource centre, supported by the Canadian Homelessness Research Network. The Homeless Hub Paper Series is a Canadian Observatory on Homelessness initiative to highlight the work of […]
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) depicts Canada’s core housing need in a new infographic based on CMHC’s release “The Geography of Core Housing Need in 2011.” CMHC Research Highlight – released October 2014. This Research Highlight examines housing conditions and core housing need in 2011 based on data from the 2011 National Household Survey. […]
CHRA releases Report “Housing For All: Sustaining and Renewing Social Housing for Low-Income Households
The Report ushers in a new plan for the revitalization of social housing in Canada, in the wake of expiring federal funding through operating agreements. The Report proposes to do things differently – to build an efficient, self-sustaining and innovative system of social housing in Canada. Three broad recommendations are articulated; two new investment streams, […]
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.
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.