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.
Housing Resources including a ‘Primer’, Publications and Links to external housing resources.
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 […]
Report was published by Manitoba Housing and Community Development. The Rental Housing Supply Roundtable was convened to bring forward the important issue of rental housing supply in Manitoba and to identify potential tools and solutions to address the critical shortage of rental housing in Manitoba. The Roundtable was co-chaired by the Minister of Housing and Community […]
This Federation of Canadian Municipalities report helps to understand the underlying health of Canada’s cities and communities in 2012. It includes a chapter on the state of affordable housing. Link: http://www.fcm.ca/Documents/reports/The_State_of_Canadas_Cities_and_Communities_2012_EN.pdf
The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg has compiled a brief report on people who don’t have a fixed address in Winnipeg. The report highlights what organizations are doing to provide a temporary place to stay and makes recommendations on what can be done to assist people experiencing homelessness. Link: http://www.spcw.mb.ca/files/4013/3917/1275/A_Place_to_Call_Home_FINAL.pdf
Federation of Canadian Municipalities’s report, The Housing Market and Canada’s Economic Recovery, is calling on the federal government to provide low-interest loans to finance new rental construction; reform the tax system to prevent the demolition of existing rental housing; and provide incentives to lower rental costs through better energy efficiency. Link: http://www.fcm.ca/Documents/reports/The_Housing_Market_and_Canadas_Economic_Recovery_EN.pdf
In this discussion paper, WinnipegREALTORS® outlines the issues and challenges facing the rental market in Winnipeg and Manitoba. The discussion paper explores potential solutions of mutual benefit to tenants, landlords, investors and communities. Link: http://www.winnipegrealestatenews.com/Resources/DocumentList/2