Housing and Shelter 2017

  1. Housing and Shelter – Introduction

    The availability of affordable, safe and reliable housing and shelter in a community supports the health and well-being of its people. It is important to have a secure place to call home, where you build a collective history with others. National Context: Over the past 20 years, housing has become...
  2. Housing Availability

    Housing Demand Trends The CMHC Housing Market Information Portal provides a powerful, nation-wide visualization of housing market trends.   Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) Retrieved From: https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/hmiportal/en For 2016, the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) reported exceptionally strong house listings price growth in the Niagara region, where,...
  3. Housing Affordability

    The 2016 Canadian Index of Wellbeing report shows that housing is becoming less affordable for Canadians, as they devote a greater proportion of their net income to meet their housing needs. Despite increases in family incomes between 1994 and 2014, shelter costs in Canada rose by 6.3%. Source: Canadian Index...
  4. Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention

    Wait Times and Availability of Affordable and Subsidized Housing As of September 2017, there were 4,923 households on the Centralized Waiting List in Niagara. This represents 10,2017 people waiting for Rent-Geared-to-Income (RGI) housing across Niagara. Source: Niagara Regional Housing ‘Affordable Housing and Seniors’ presentation, Thorold, October 25, 2017 Retrieved from:...
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