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Housing Supply

Liberal

  • Build an additional 250,000 over the next 4 years.
  • Invest $4B in a new Housing Accelerator Fund, which will provide application-based funding for municipalities.
  • Invest in e-permitting technology.
  • Permanently increase funding to the National Housing Co-investment fund by $2.7B over 4 years, for more affordable housing.
  • Commit $600M to support converting empty office & retail space into housing.

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Conservative

  • Use infrastructure investments, such as transit, to increase housing supply.
  • Release at least 15% of the government's real estate portfolio for housing.
  • Incent landowners to donate property to Land Trusts for affordable housing.

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NDP

  • Create 500,000 affordable housing units, or more, over the next 10 years, with half done in the next 5 years.
  • Set up dedicated "fast-start funds" for building co-op, social, and non-profit housing.
  • Provide federal land for housing projects.
  • Waive GST/HST on construction of affordable rental units.

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Green

  • Update the formula for defining affordable housing, accounting for regional variance.
  • Fund non-profit & co-op purchasing of existing buildings.
  • Expand the Rapid Housing Initiative.
  • Invest in building & operating 50K supportive housing units over 10 years.
  • Build & acquire 300K units of coop & non-profit housing over 10 years.
  • Create a Co-op Housing Strategy.
  • Refocus CMHC on supporting affordable, non-market, & co-op housing.
  • Appoint a Minister of Housing.

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