Read Right to Housing Coalition’s analysis of the recent Manitoba Budget. budget analysis
General News of the Coalition – Meetings, Advance Notices, Upcoming Events, etc
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
See opinion piece in the Winnipeg Free Press written by Kirsten Bernas and Sarah Cooper of the Right to Housing Coalition regarding current dangers to public housing in Manitoba.
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 […]
November 22, 2017 – CHRA response to National Housing Strategy The federal government today unveiled Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy, a historic plan which contains a series of policies and programs that puts the needs of Canada’s most vulnerable populations at its core. The Strategy aims to invest over $40 billion with the objective […]
Nov 22, 2017 – The federal government has announced the details of its ten-year national housing strategy a 10-year, $40-billion plan to help ensure that Canadians have access to housing that meets their needs and that they can afford.
Read CBC article about vacant Manitoba Housing highrise at 185 Smith Street. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-housing-downtown-winnipeg-closed-1.4097208
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
Budget 2017 reduces funding available to house low-income Manitobans including the homeless, says the Right to Housing Coalition. Budget 2017 provides $150M less to the Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation compared to last year’s budget. “We are concerned that this will increase homelessness and perpetuate the poverty experienced by the thousands of Manitobans who cannot […]
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 – […]