Report investigates affordability of housing in Winnipeg

Peg Report 29, March 23, 2017 – The percentage of Winnipeggers living in core housing need has been decreasing for the last twenty years, and is now lower than the national average and comparable to Canadian cities. This has all been happening as the cost of housing across Canada continues to climb, and while Winnipeg’s market has not seen the same growth as bigger centres like Toronto and Vancouver, finding suitable, affordable housing remains a challenge at every income level.

The study was in a profile released March 23rd by Peg, led by the United Way and the International Institute of Sustainable Development. It’s a community indicator data system that measures the socioeconomic health of Winnipeg year over year.  Read more