Affordable housing

Demolition of downtown Owen Sound building makes way for apartments

Demolition began Thursday on a two-storey building downtown, north of the St. Francis’ Place apartments, to clear the site for a 40-unit, six-story apartment building. When siding and yellow spray-foam insulation was removed from the north wall of 1043 3rd Ave. E., an old advertisement for Old Chum smoking tobacco could was revealed. The building […]

Grey County defers motion to buy football field for affordable housing

Grey County council deferred discussion Thursday of a motion to buy the former Meaford high school football field for affordable housing. The motion wasn’t dealt with in open session due to procedural concerns raised. Those concerns prompted council to go behind closed doors earlier than scheduled regarding the potential purchase and not much more was […]

Sources in the federal Liberal party said he will announce today from the Liberal caucus retreat at RBC Place London his government will remove the GST on the construction of new apartments

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to make a second major housing announcement in London in as many days. Trudeau will announce Thursday afternoon from the Liberal caucus retreat at RBC Place London that his government will remove the GST on construction of new apartments in a bid to cut costs and lower rents, federal […]

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