Saturday, August 17, 2013

Housing News for August 11 - 17, 2013



MANITOBA

Winnipeg Free Press, August 16, 2013
It's being billed as Winnipeg's next housing crisis -- the slow expiry of hundreds of federal housing grants that could mean rent hikes for thousands of poor Manitobans.

CANADA

The Guardian (Charlottetown), August 9, 2013
Mary Morrison, president of the Island View Co-op, says an end to the federal mortgage subsidy program could see rent more than double for some low-income islanders.

INTERNATIONAL

Planetizen, October 30, 2012
Inga Saffron reviews a trio of environmentally friendly rowhouses built for low-income families in Philadelphia's Logan neighborhood, which she proclaims are "superior to anything Philadelphia has done in half a century."

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