Ottawa touts rapid-housing program as MPs delve anew into probe of home prices

By Jordan Press

Canadian Press

January 21, 2022

The federal government finished the week by touting the popularity of a program designed to quickly build or buy affordable housing for the nation’s most vulnerable – one piece of a larger home-price puzzle.

The program first launched at the start of the pandemic when cities were renting hotel rooms to house homeless people as shelter capacity dropped along with the temperature. Read more here.