BY: Nick Falvo| February 20, 2020 SOURCE: Nick Falvo Consulting ORIGINAL: Link   On February 27, the UCP Government of Jason Kenney will table its second budget. With that in mind, here are 10 things to know about subsidized rental housing in Alberta: Housing need has been increasing in Alberta. The percentage of Alberta households…

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Families and individuals who pay more than 30 percent of their income to housing are considered cost burdened and are likely to experience difficultly budgeting for other necessities like food, clothing, medical care, and transportation. When housing consumes too much of a household’s income, individuals or families can be forced to make difficult trade-offs that can…

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Recently, ‘affordable housing’ has been a common topic in the news and on election platforms, but each person and organization seems to interpret its meaning differently. So, how should we define ‘affordable housing’? According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, housing is considered affordable when a household spends less than 30 per cent of…

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