Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: housing

ICBC headquarters will be transformed into hundreds of homes near transit

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The Government of British Columbia announced that ICBC's North Vancouver headquarters property will be transformed into hundreds of new homes for people, close to...

Every new home requires $100K in infrastructure spending: CUI report

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In a newly released report, A Jump Start: Providing Infrastructure for More Housing, the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) is proposing four new approaches to...

Federal government lays out ambitious housing plans in Budget 2024

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The federal government's Budget 2024, previewed with numerous announcements over the past few weeks, not surprisingly was heavy with housing-related spending, with Justin Trudeau's...

Federal government announces new $6B Housing Infrastructure Fund

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The Government of Canada has announced the new $6 billion Canada Housing Infrastructure Fund to help support the cost of building infrastructure that supports...

Canada Infrastructure Bank launches Infrastructure for Housing Initiative 

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The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) introduced its Infrastructure for Housing Initiative (IHI), designed to help address the infrastructure constraints which are limiting new housing...

Federal government lays the foundation to change how Canada builds homes

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The Government of Canada announced consultations that will begin in early January 2024 on a housing design catalogue initiative, building on the work already being...

Housing challenge is also an infrastructure challenge: FCM

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New research commissioned by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) estimates that, on average across the country, the cost of the municipal infrastructure required...

Housing top of mind in federal government’s fall economic statement

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The federal government released a housing-focused fall economic statement that promised to deliver 101,000 new homes by 2032. Starting in the next fiscal year, Ottawa...

Solutions to housing supply crisis will be explored at free online...

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The Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) is hosting a free online housing summit Oct. 12, 2023, to spark innovative discussions and discuss what needs to be...

Ontario creating $1.2B housing incentive fund, expanding ‘strong mayor powers’

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The Government of Ontario announced it is launching the Building Faster Fund, a new three-year, $1.2 billion program that provides significant new funding based...