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Affordable Housing

Canada’s big cities are ready to partner with the federal government to improve housing affordability and sustain our existing stock of social housing. Quality and affordable housing makes our communities thriving, sustainable and welcoming places for Canadians.

 

Round_Mayor_Don-Iveson.png Mayor of Edmonton Don Iveson
Quick Facts
The housing sector represents
20%
of Canada’s GDP.
For every
dollar
invested in housing,
Canada earns back
$1.4 in GDP.
The cost of
homelessness to Canadians
is estimated at
$7 BILLION ANNUALLY.
Individual debt in Canada, the majority of which is house mortgages, is at an all-time high of
163%
of average income.

Municipal Leadership in Action View all case studies

Expanding the Rental Market

Housing Case StudyRegina

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Taking Action on Homelessness

Housing Case StudyMontreal

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Tackling Housing Affordability

Housing Case StudyVancouver

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Making home ownership more affordable

Housing Case StudyCalgary

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