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Mortgage News & Press Releases - August 2008

  • Government of Canada Partners to Bring Supportive Housing for Abuse Victims to ...
    VANDERHOOF, British Columbia, August 05, 2008 — Construction has begun for a supportive housing complex run by the Omineca Safe Home Society. Funded by the federal government and other partners, this project will provide support and opportunities to women and children who have experienced domestic violence. “The Government of Canada is delivering on its commitment to help the …
  • New Affordable Housing Complex Opens its Doors in Ponoka
    PONOKA, Alberta, August 06, 2008 — Low-income singles and persons with special needs now have an affordable housing option thanks to a partnership between the Community Mental Health Services (Adult Community Program for the David Thompson Health Region), the Ponoka Rising Sun Club House Society, the Rimoka Housing Foundation and private enterprise. North Bridge Suites has officially …
  • Housing Starts Down in July
    OTTAWA, Ontario, August 11, 2008 — The seasonally adjusted annual rate 1 of housing starts was 186,500 units in July, down from 215,900 units in June, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). “After a strong first half of the year, the volatile multiple segment is now readjusting itself.” said Brent Weimer, Senior Economist at CMHC’s Market Analysis …
  • Construction Begins on Affordable Housing Projects in London
    LONDON, Ontario, August 14, 2008 — The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and the City of London today celebrated the start of construction for 78 new affordable rental units in two London projects. These projects are supported by over $5 million in funding through the Canada – Ontario Affordable Housing Program. Bev Shipley, Member of Parliament for Lambton – …
  • Housing Starts to Moderate in 2008
    OTTAWA, Ontario, August 15, 2008 — New home construction will begin to slow in 2008, but will remain high by historical standards, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation's (CMHC) third quarter Housing Market Outlook, Canada Edition report. Higher mortgage carrying costs will be a catalyst for the decrease in residential construction to 215,475 units in 2008, from 228,343 …
  • Peterborough Celebrates New Affordable Housing for Seniors
    PETERBOROUGH, Ontario, August 15, 2008 — The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the City of Peterborough today celebrated the opening of a new affordable housing project supported by over $1.7 million in funding under the Canada – Ontario Affordable Housing Program. Dean Del Mastro, Member of Parliament for Peterborough, on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, …
  • St. Thomas Opens Doors on Affordable Housing
    ST. THOMAS, Ontario, August 18, 2008 — The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and the City of St. Thomas today celebrated the opening of 23 new affordable rental units. This project is supported by over $1.5 million in funding through the Canada – Ontario Affordable Housing Program. Joe Preston, Member of Parliament for Elgin – Middlesex – London, on …
  • 30 New Affordable Homes for Nanoose First Nation
    LANTZVILLE, British Columbia, August 20, 2008 — Nanoose First Nation celebrated the grand opening of 30 new, single family homes today. Chief David Bob and Elders Ann and Jim Bob were joined by community and guests to officially open the area's largest new housing project. More than 30 band members, including Elders and their families, will move into brand new, energy-efficient homes. …
  • $300,000 to the Youth Evolution Center Inc. of Petit-Rocher
    PETIT-ROCHER, New Brunswick, August 25, 2008 — The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially announced a contribution of $300,000 for the renovation and expansion of the Youth Evolution Center Inc. in Petit Rocher. The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs on behalf of the Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social …
  • New Affordable Housing in Moncton
    MONCTON, New Brunswick, August 27, 2008 — The Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick officially announced today the construction of 126 new affordable housing units in Moncton, of which 65 will be subsidized for low income individuals. These new homes will be part of six housing projects,that will receive a total of $4.45 million in funding under Phase III of the Canada …
  • Construction Begins on Affordable Housing Project in the Cornwall Area
    WILLIAMSBURG, Ontario, August 27, 2008 — The Government ofCanada, the Government of Ontario, the City of Cornwall and the Township of South Dundas are pleased to announce the start of construction of the Hess Street Project, an affordable housing development that will provide 20 rental units primarily for low-income seniors and people with special needs under the Canada – Ontario …
  • West Lorne Heritage House Celebrates Official Opening
    WEST LORNE, Ontario, August 27, 2008 — The Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario and the Municipality of West Elgin held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to mark the official opening of West Lorne Heritage House, an affordable housing project that will provide 16 units for seniors and individuals with special needs. Joe Preston, MP for Elgin – Middlesex – London, on …

 

 
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