April 5, 2022
“While the bulk of funding for affordable housing is provided provincially or federally, without municipal approval, it doesn’t matter what funding you get because you won’t get the permits needed to build it.” Lilian Chau, CEO, Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society
Municipalities can do a lot to accelerate the building of affordable housing. They can do even more with better coordination with Provincial and Federal governments. Check out the informative Vancouver Sun article by Lisa Cardasco featuring Entre Nous Femmes Housing Society’s CEO, Lilian Chau, about the national report on the Municipal Role in Housing published this week by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance and Urban Policy Lab at the University of Toronto.