A Rising Tide of Housing: St. John’s, NL

PDF version by Sarah Cooper Although the City of St. John’s, NL, has experienced a recent economic upswing, it has found that a rising tide does not lift all boats. More and more, vulnerable people in St. John’s …

Celebrating Social Housing!

On Friday, May 25, there will be a Celebration of Social Housing at Lord Selkirk Park. Everyone is welcome, so please spread the word! Turtle Island Recreation Centre 510 King Street May 25, 11:45am Organized by the Right …

Operating agreements for social housing: the beginning of the end?

PDF version by Carole O’Brien and Sarah Cooper Social housing plays an essential role in meeting housing needs for low-income households in Canada. One of the most pressing issues facing social housing providers is the imminent expiry of …

Winnipeg Firefighters Campaign For Fire Insurance For Low-Income Renters

by Errol Black Residential fires are commonplace in Winnipeg. Often these fires affect low-income people renting accommodations in apartment blocks or other forms of residences. Almost without exception reports on such fires include interviews with tenants who have …

You Know You’re Not Alone: Community Development in Public Housing

PDF version Full report by Sarah Cooper In Winnipeg, three out of five households living in poverty live outside the inner city. This suggests that although the problems faced by low income households in the inner city are …

Manitoba Housing Information

This compilation of stats and figures illustrates the current housing situation, particularly for lower income households, in Manitoba. Winnipeg figures are here. References are available at the bottom of the page, in case you are looking for more details. …

Sign the Petition: Preserve social housing!

FRAPRU, supported by its allies of the Red Tent Campaign, is circulating a petition to put pressure on Stephen Harper’s Conservative government to support and protect social and public housing. Across Canada, hundreds of thousands of co-op, non-profit and public housing units …

Winnipeg Housing Statistics

Looking for information about housing in Winnipeg? Look no further – here are the updated facts and statistics about housing in Winnipeg and Manitoba. (The previous page is here). References are available at the bottom of the page, in …

Francophone Immigrants and the Housing Crisis in Winnipeg

PDF version The full report is available here. Le rapport complet est disponible ici. by David Alper, Halimatou Ba, Mamadou Ka, and Bintou Sacko Many obstacles confront newcomers in their efforts to integrate into Canadian society. Their search for employment is …

Winnipeg Housing Statistics

[Ed. note: Many of these statistics have been updated, and can be found here.] Looking for information about housing in Winnipeg? Look no further – here you’ll find all kinds of facts and statistics about housing in Winnipeg and …