Media Clippings

A roundup of local, provincial and national housing news...

March 2017

6 months to go: Transit, development and affordable housing expected to be hot topics in ...

Homeless youth housing program 'saved my life': Edmonton man

Vancouver housing affordability situation "not looking good:" officials

Mayor Don Iveson pleased with federal budget investment on affordable housing

Federal budget: $11.2 B for affordable housing. What does this mean for Edmonton?

Alberta to fund $120 million for Indigenous affordable housing

Edmonton - Province announces $49.5 million in funding for Londonderry affordable housing ...

Alberta Budget 2017: $49.5M to fund affordable housing project in north Edmonton

Federal budget to set aside billions for affordable housing

Budget 2017: NDP's building plan good for Edmonton, mayor says

Sohi talks budget with Edmonton Chamber of Commerce

Alberta government announces more than $5.6M in funding for affordable housing planning

City councillors back plan for less parking at future housing developments

Mayor calls for more funds to get Edmonton homeless plan back on track

City seeks comments from neighbourhoods across Edmonton in push to end homelessness

Edmonton's Habitat for Humanity preps for 75-home building blitz

Alberta government says new Edmonton apartment building exemplifies its commitment to families 


February 2017

McCauley documentary starts conversations about social housing

Edmonton mayor says new approach needed for infill homes in pre-war neighbourhoods

Iveson pushes city to make way for affordable infill

Vancouver's Chief Housing Officer dismissed amid housing affordability crisis

Tough days ahead for residents of MacDonald Lofts

Big city mayors encouraged by future federal investments

Low-income housing agent considering upping security after death near building

Trudeau receptive to $12.6-billion social housing request, mayors say

Edmonton considers new 'pork chop' lots for seniors housing

City wants more government help to pay for affordable housing, transit 


January 2017

City wants more government help to pay for affordable housing

Banished bedbugs not enough to convince family to stay in home

Family pleads for pest-free home


December 2016

Edmonton mayor optimistic about affordable housing in 2017

Edmonton affordable housing projects receive $18.3 million in funding for repairs

Mayor Don Iveson 'encouraged' by federal-provincial cooperation on affordable housing

Repairs and Renovations Coming to Edmonton Affordable Housing

Social housing staff overwhelmed by overdose crisis

Opinion: Alberta is making progress on homelessness; Edmonton's most recent count one part of ...

Capital Region Housing rolls out Renting 101 course

Frustrations mount over townhouse project in Edmonton's Twin Brooks neighbourhood

Displaced MacDonald Lofts residents face long wait for housing


November 2016

Edmonton pushes ahead with affordable housing funding (11/02/2016)

A milestone for crime free multi-housing


October 2016

Affordable housing provider looking forward to catching up on maintenance backlog (10/21/2016)

Londonderry housing project blends subsidized units with market rate homes (10/08/2016)

Proposed Londonderry housing project could influence future social housing across Edmonton (10/08/2016)

Habitat for Humanity, Jimmy Carter team up to build 75 homes in Edmonton area (10/03/2016)

Province invests in affordable housing for Edmonton families (10/03/2016)


September 2016

Social housing enters new era in Alberta (09/02/2016)

Friday's letters: Arena expenses add up to lost opportunities for Edmonton (09/02/2016)


August 2016

David Staples: Inner-city activists should petition Premier Notley for social housing, not Daryl Katz (08/30/2016)

Myth-busting: concerns about affordable housing (08/15/2016)

Tenants near Rogers Place scrambling after being hit with $300 rent increase (08/07/2016)


July 2016

Housing ministers meet to discuss national housing strategy (07/03/2016)


June 2016

Parkdale community to see new affordable housing built (06/21/2016)

Province puts $14 million into Edmonton affordable housing project (06/22/2016)

Construction begins on affordable housing apartment building in Edmonton (06/21/2016)

Families to find safe, affordable homes in Edmonton (06/21/2016)

The new MGA: it's a start, say locals (06/04/2016)

Alberta wants input on affordable housing strategy (06/03/2016)

Evacuation led to the creation of housing website that was built in 72 hours (03/03/2016)


May 2016

Wait list for affordable housing in Edmonton tripled to about 4500 families in 2015 (05/30/2016)

Expect surprises in the new Alberta Government Municipal Government Act (05/30/2016)

New supportive housing is a 'gift from God' for women overcoming addictions, poverty (05/26/2016)

Mayor launches #yegYIMBY day in Edmonton for affordable housing (05/25/2016)

Youth ask questions about social services (05/21/16)

Online housing registry launched for Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees (05/16/2016)

Modular housing planned for orchard, parkade [includes Alberta content] (05/12/2016)


April 2016

New push to mix affordable housing, seniors and new schools in Edmonton (04/29/2016)

Habitat for Humanity provides houses to three Edmonton families (04/20/2016)

Federal government pouring billions into social housing (04/20/2016)

Provincial budget could ease affordable housing crunch (04/16/16)

Edmonton mayor pleased with 'huge' investment in affordable housing (04/14/16)

Editorial: Share social housing fairly (04/13/16)

Residents sue City of Edmonton over affordable housing plans for surplus school site (04/13/16)

Proper social housing, not moratorium, what city needs, says advocate (04/13/16)

Edmonton's moratorium on inner-city social housing to remain in place, for now (04/12/16)


March 2016

Turn old Edmonton remand centre into affordable housing, says Alberta developer (03/28/16)

Alberta announces changes to application process for affordable housing (03/24/16)

Savings plans exempt from housing eligibility rules (03/24/16)

Budget designates millions for Alberta transit and infrastructure projects (03/23/16)

Edmonton mom hoping federal budget deals with social housing crisis (03/21/16)

Demand for affordable housing in Edmonton more than triples since fall 2014 (03/17/16)


February 2016

Housing society heading to court for better tax deal (02/24/16)

Advocates laud creation of new housing ministry (02/06/16)

Province promises action on affordable housing as calls for action grow (02/03/16)

Province plans major push on affordable housing (02/03/16)


January 2016

Alberta mayors want more government funding for affordable housing (01/28/16)

Nenshi, Iveson meet with Alberta NDP to discuss city charter (01/27/16)

Big city mayors eager to collaborate with Alberta on housing, transit, poverty (01/27/16)

Hundreds of millions of dollars poised to flow into Alberta for infrastructure projects (01/26/16)

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