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With prices quickly rising out of reach, a few innovative programs are giving some home buyers a longer grasp.
Toronto's Options for Homes was born in 1992, after government grants dried up for affordable and co-op housing. Options founder, Mike Labbé, who had been working in the co-op housing sector, went on a working trip to South Africa where he was introduced to the idea of the second mortgage.
The fast growing urban population in Cameroon is in dire need of housing as demand largely supersedes supply.
Home ownership on a modest income keeps getting harder to achieve in Toronto, but a new Scarborough condo will give 250 people or families that chance.
City staff give The Tyee an exclusive look at models they're examining.
A rare cheer was heard at city hall on Monday for housing that has not even been built yet.
Even if you lean far to the right of centre, there are reasons that affordable housing is good for everyone. Aside from the hard-to-quantify lack of vibrancy and pervading us-and-them atmosphere that surrounds one-income-bracket neighbourhoods, housing that is priced out of reach is economically unsound.
TORONTO, ON --(Marketwired - March 08, 2016) - Heather Tremain, Harvard Fellow and development consultant, has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer for Options for Homes, Canada's largest non-profit delivery agent of affordable home ownership.
Social entrepreneurship is turning a corner.