Five emerging trends in affordable housing and homelessness
Over at the web site of the Calgary Homeless Foundation, I’ve written a blog post titled “Five emerging trends in affordable housing and homelessness.”
Points raised in the blog post include the following:
-The Trudeau government has spent impressive amounts of money on affordable housing and homelessness. This is time-limited money though.
-There is currently no federal plan in place to deal with the imminent expiry of funding agreements that support existing units of non-profit housing across Canada.
-Many plans to “end homelessness” were put in place by municipalities across Canada in the late-2000s. Those plans are starting to sunset, yet there’s still a considerable amount of homelessness in most of those muncipalities. The proverbial chickens are coming home to roost.
The link to the full blog post can be found here.