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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate new affordable housing in Milton


MILTON, ON, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - More people will soon have a place to call home in Milton. The federal and provincial governments are investing $2.7 million to create 18 new affordable homes in Milton through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

Logo: Government of Canada (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)

The homes are part of Victoria Park Community Homes' 154 Bronte Street South project, a five-storey apartment building that will provide 24 new one-bedroom units to the local community. It will have accessible features such as wider halls and common space, automatic entrance doors, wider doorways for all units, an elevator, four barrier-free units (three will be fully accessible), roll-in showers, braille signage (in communal space) and textured flooring on landings and walkways.

Victoria Park Community Homes is committed to strengthening individuals, families, neighborhoods, and communities by providing stable quality affordable homes. Founded in 1974, it is one of the oldest and largest private non-profit housing corporations in the province of Ontario.

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"Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home.  Thanks to the National Housing Strategy we are building new homes in Milton and all across Canada." ? The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

"Our government is putting families first by helping people in Milton and Halton Region have a safe and affordable place to call home. In everything our government does, every program, every policy and every service change, we put people first. We value working with partners to create accessible homes like these at Victoria Park Community Homes and help the most vulnerable people in the province." ? The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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Logo: Government of Ontario (CNW Group/Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)

SOURCE Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation


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