Some feel ‘hopeless’ about finding affordable housing

The long wait for an affordable place to live in Brantford is leaving some people feeling hopeless of ever finding a suitable home. “I have received many calls from people wondering whether or not they should bother putting their name back on the list (for affordable housing),” said Coun. Jan Vanderstelt at this week’s city […]

Yukon gov’t announces eight affordable housing projects

‘Every Yukoner deserves a safe and affordable place to call home’ Money is on the table for eight affordable housing projects across Yukon, according to Yukon government officials.  The projects, which are slated to be built in areas such as Whitehorse, Teslin and Dawson City, shake out to 102 units, said Ranj Pillai, the minister responsible […]

Youth offer guide out of homelessness

A joint project by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH) and A Way Home Canada — and the slate of projects earmarked for the future — aims to ensure their jointly developed framework to prevent youth homelessness remains an ever-living document. Hearing directly from youth has helped formulate proactive strategies and initiatives to help youth […]