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UCP end property tax for some affordable housing providers

Last month, Alberta’s municipal affairs minister signed a ministerial order that allowed some private affordable housing providers to be exempt from paying property taxes.

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Alberta has lowest housing per capita ratio in Canada

And Canada has the lowest ratio in the G7.

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Deflating Kenney’s excitement about Alberta housing starts

Jason Kenney recently tweeted about increased housing starts in Alberta, but it’s not the good news he thinks it is.

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Alberta announced $23M for homelessness but no actual homes

Nearly all the funding will be for temporary measures.

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Election 2021

Affordable housing in Lethbridge

I received the following question from a voter and thought I’d share it with you, as well as share my response. I know you stand with working Albertans and for those facing challenges. could you tell me your stance regarding the housing shortage and inaccessible real estate? prices are sky-high, there is too much speculation. […]

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Ottawa to send over $25 million to Alberta for over 360 housing projects

Earlier this month, the federal government jointly announced funding with the Alberta government for 362 housing projects in 95 communities within Alberta. These projects will repair and upgrade housing for seniors and low-income families. Calgary will receive just under $5.7 million in federal funding for 68 projects and Edmonton will receive $5.3 million for 33 […]

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UCP redesign rental assistance programme

The party expects the changes will help 11,600 households. Meanwhile, 500,000 people have unaffordable rent prices.

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Alberta announces 4 Indigenous housing projects

This despite cutting the Indigenous Housing Capital Program by nearly half.

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UCP announce opening of senior housing announced by NDP

Late last month, the Alberta government announced the opening of a seniors housing facility in the town of Innisfail. The replacement facility was actually announced and started under the NDP government, but you wouldn’t know that from last month’s announcement. Not only was there no mention of the previous government, there wasn’t even mention that […]

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New report shows Lethbridge rent is unaffordable

Plus, rent here for a 1 bedroom place is the least affordable in the province.