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Shared equity mortgages: A good idea going to scale

March 28, 2019 at 4:20 PM

When the Federal government released its budget in mid-March, those in the housing sector were eager to see what might be in store to help address the pressing need of making housing more affordable. Indeed, there was a response to housing affordability; it just wasn't quite what people were expecting.

Federal budget 2019: What to know about the new CMHC mortgage incentive

March 22, 2019 at 6:01 PM

Arguably the most talked-about measure of the Liberals' latest federal budget is the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive. Under the plan, the government would help some first-time buyers by advancing up to 10 per cent of the purchase price of a home so they can take out a smaller mortgage and keep monthly payments lower.

Shared-equity mortgages 101: Breaking down Ottawa's plan

March 21, 2019 at 1:51 PM

The federal government is planning to offer shared-equity mortgages in a bid to help get millennials into homes of their own. So how do they work? For more on this, BNN Bloomberg spoke with Heather Tremain, CEO of Options for Homes.

Federal budget includes new loans to help first-time homebuyers

March 19, 2019 at 3:13 PM

As the centrepiece of its budget plan to boost home ownership, the Liberal government also launched a new shared equity mortgage plan to benefit first-time buyers with incomes of $120,000 or less, to be administered by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC).

Buying a home? CMHC could soon kick in 10% of the cost — for a price

March 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM

The government is earmarking $1.25B over 3 years for something it's calling a 'shared equity mortgage'

Options for Homes Applauds Housing Affordability Measures in 2019 Federal Budget

March 19, 2019 at 2:51 PM

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 19, 2019--Options for Homes is delighted with the steps that Budget 2019 takes to address Canada's housing affordability crisis.

Five outside-the-box housing ideas that Toronto should try, according to report

February 17, 2019 at 5:26 PM

Toronto needs to think outside the box — or the condo tower — when it comes to solving its housing challenges. Put another way: "It's time to hack the condo model," says the executive director of the Ryerson City Building Institute.

From co-living to micro condos, Ryerson researchers say Toronto needs more housing innovations

February 14, 2019 at 5:30 PM

City needs to implement solutions to housing crunch 'as swiftly as possible,' report says

Toronto's Weston area revitalized by housing and transit developments

October 11, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Homebuyers enticed by new condos, Union Pearson Express

The Humber building gets under way.

September 17, 2018 at 3:47 PM

Today, on a beautiful warm September morning, a crowd gathered to witness the first stage in the building of The Humber, an Options For Homes condominium – a symbolic demolition of the existing buildings on the site.