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Governments of Canada and Ontario celebrate new affordable housing in Sarnia


SARNIA, ON, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ - More seniors will soon have a place to call home in Sarnia. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $1.9 million to create 19 new affordable homes in Sarnia through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

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

The units are part of a new four-storey apartment building planned for the grounds of the Vision Nursing and Rest Home. Once complete, the building will have 36 new units for seniors in the community.

The Vision Nursing and Rest Home is run by Vision 74 Inc., a charitable organization that provides holistic, compassionate, long-term, recovery and respite care services in Sarnia-Lambton. 

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"Seniors, like every Canadian, deserve a safe and affordable place to call home. Thanks to the National Housing Strategy we are building new homes right here in Sarnia, and all across Canada, ensuring seniors have the opportunity to age safely and remain connected to their communities. We know that when seniors feel safe and can age in place, our communities and all Canadians benefit." ? The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors

"Our government is proud to help seniors in Sarnia, and right across this province, find a safe and comfortable home they can afford. In everything our government does, every program, every policy and every investment, we are putting people first." ? The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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

SOURCE Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation


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