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Ontario risks $357M in housing funds without revised plan: feds

Ontario risks 7M in housing funds without revised plan: feds

Ontario risks losing $357 million in federal funding for affordable housing without a revised action plan to meet federal housing targets by the end of the day Friday, the federal housing minister said.  In a letter addressed to Ontario Housing Minister Paul Calandra on Thursday, federal Housing Minister Sean Fraser wrote that Ontario’s draft action plan for …

BC affordable housing plans: new program launches

BC affordable housing plans: new program launches

The program combines low-cost financing, expedited approvals and grants to get new homes built on public land. The B.C. government is kicking off a new program aimed at delivering thousands of below-market rental homes to people earning middle-class incomes. Premier David Eby was in North Vancouver Tuesday to announce details of BC Builds, which will …

Leon’s Furniture Makes Its Housing Debut In Toronto

Leon’s Furniture Makes Its Housing Debut In Toronto

After more than a century of being synonymous with sofas, mattresses, and major appliances, Leon’s Furniture is taking a stab at housing. Yes, you read that right: Leon’s Furniture Ltd. (LFL) is behind plans to turn a 40-acre Toronto lot off of highways 401 and 400 into a mixed-use community with 4,000 residential units. The …