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The Key Role Supportive Housing Plays in Canada’s Housing Supply

Evergreen is asking experts from the housing sector across Canada to share their experiences and highlight some key barriers to new housing supply. Jocelyn Greene, former Executive Director of Stella Burry Community Services (now Stella’s Circle) in St. John’s, Newfoundland, shares her experiences working on one of the first supportive housing projects funded by the Supportive Communities Partnership Initiative. 

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Nationwide response to the Getting Started Round of the Housing Supply Challenge

146 teams from across Canada propose solutions to tackle housing supply challenges. 

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Why Collaboration is Key to Solving the Housing Crisis

Insights from The Housing Supply Challenge Support Program World Café.

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Youth city builders are taking ownership of the future of cities and there is no stopping them 

Catching up with the winners of the Future City Builders Urban Action Pitch Night in Winnipeg

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Five Key Resources Related to Housing and Affordability

Toolkits from around the web to assist in affordability solutions. 

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Going green: How sustainable energy creates economic opportunities at the local level

From attracting investments and generating new jobs to keeping dollars in the community, planning for an energy-efficient future transforms local economies for the better. 

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Why fixing Canada’s housing supply crisis will take more than simply building more homes 

What The Housing Supply Challenge’s Data Driven Round can teach us about the scope of solutions needed to get all Canadians housed 

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Five Insights from the Pre-Launch of the Second Round of the Housing Supply Challenge

Experts from CMHC discuss the second round, Getting Started: Pre-development Processes 

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