Canada’s National Housing Strategy

  1. The NHS includes:
  • A $40 billion multi-year strategy
  • The Right to Housing embedded through legislation
  • A National Housing Council to guide implementation
  • A commitment to repair 300,000 units of social housing
  • A commitment to build 100,000 units of new affordable housing
  • A commitment to protect 385,000 households living in social housing facing loss of subsidy
  • An 11 year, $2.3 billion renewal of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy.
  • A $4 billion Canada Housing Benefit program to support up to 300,000 Canadians facing housing affordability challenges
  • A commitment to evidence based housing policy with dedicated funding for data, research and demonstration projects
  • A commitment to a distinct Indigenous housing strategy with additional funding

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