To borrow a pre-digital aphorism, maps are drawn in pencil, not in ink.
Homes not agencies
Queen’s Park needs to play a bigger role in building homes across Ontario because the private sector hasn’t met affordable housing needs, provincial NDP Leader Marit Stiles said in London on Friday.
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 […]
Two dozen Londoners with years of living homeless will begin moving Thursday into a novel 25-unit affordable housing building that offers much more than nice rooms.
York Developments’ commitment, earlier this week, to give $500,000 to Indwell, instead of including affordable units in their proposed downtown highrises is welcome, and not surprising, according to stakeholders.
Imagine buying a new two-bedroom home in London for $200,000. Now imagine it’s in your backyard.
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 […]
Twin towers of affordable housing may rise in the Hyde Park area and the only thing that could make it better, is to add a community centre to the build, said the politician representing the area.
London’s $74-million windfall from the federal government to build more than 2,000 housing units comes with some strings for city hall.
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 […]
City hall has agreed in return to allow for high-density development without re-zoning; to allow four units to be built on single properties in low-density neighbourhoods.
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