Why Canada needs a non-market rental acquisition strategy. May 2020

By Steve Pomeroy The challenge: Canada is losing affordable housing faster than we can create it The erosion of “naturally occurring affordable housing” (NOAH) units is the most serious threat to Canada’s supply of affordable housing. Between 2011 and 2016 the...

What will 2019 hold for Canada’s affordable housing sector?

In a case of ‘be careful what you ask for,’ Canada’s National Housing Strategy (NHS) delivered on what advocates had been clamouring for – the re-engagement of the federal government in housing and longer-term predictable funding in order to build and stimulate an...

Video interviews February 2018

At the ONPHA Leadership Series February, 2018, Steve discusses opportunities in the National Housing Strategy and provides some insights on sector modernization

Core housing need reaches an historical high

Nov 15, 2017 Statistics Canada, in collaboration with CMHC today released estimates of core housing need based on the 2016 census data. This is a timely release, coming on the cusp of the federal government’s release of the long awaited national housing strategy,...