The new Autumn Glen Lodge replaces an existing 57-year-old facility with a new complex with a 60-unit lodge and 30 self-contained apartments for seniors. The new lodge units will provide flexible housing options that mean members of the community will be able to stay close to home as they grow older.
e4c is seeking a Site Manager – Housing Services in Edmonton, AB. e4c is looking for a Site Manager who will oversee and manage program delivery, partner with community stakeholders to enhance the quality of service operations, integrate multi-disciplinary service providers and play a critical role in translating new strategies into the overall operations of the … Read More
After weeks of discussions, amendments and amendments to those amendments, city council made some final decisions Wednesday, including funding affordable housing as part of the 2019-2022 capital and operating budgets. Councillors were challenged with a tough task for the four-year cycle, with a $4.3-billion capital budget — that has now all been spent — and … Read More
Lily, the hot pink puppet with red hair, is the first character to be homeless on “Sesame Street.” She was first introduced to the series in 2011 where she explained that her family was experiencing food insecurity – they didn’t have enough to eat. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind “Sesame Street,” is reintroducing Lily … Read More
Red Deer community groups are hoping the city is next in line for provincial funding to assist homeless and addicted citizens during the opioid crisis. Lethbridge has received $11 million for a new permanent supportive housing facility for 42 homeless adults with complex issues such as substance abuse. For 11 years, the Buffalo has been … Read More
To find a home they can afford, low-income households often live with pests, mold, and exposed wires in their homes. But each of these health and safety hazards alone are not severe enough to appear in national datasets, meaning that many more Americans may live in these substandard conditions than policymakers think. Without an accurate … Read More
Spruce Grove is supporting the Meridian Foundation in their Folkstone Affordable Housing Project. During the City’s Nov. 26 regular meeting, council was advised the Meridian Foundation Board of Directors had unanimously passed a motion authorizing the foundation to borrow up to $6 million for construction, and completion of the affordable housing project. The debt will … Read More
A new report from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative explores the affordable housing industry’s achievements in creating healthier housing environments and how to apply it to the broader housing marketplace.
City of Calgary is seeking a Manager of Affordable Housing in Calgary, AB. The Manager of Affordable Housing is responsible for the implementation of Foundations for Home – The City of Calgary’s Corporate Affordable Housing Strategy. The position will oversee the management of a 10-year capital affordable housing program to deliver 1,000 new affordable homes through innovative … Read More
The impact of housing and neighbourhood quality on physical health has long been studied in the public health field, but studies that aim to assess those same impacts on mental health are less common. This study examined the relationship between the physical quality of housing and neighborhoods and their interactive effect on the mental health … Read More