Municipal study sees looming housing problem, urges Ottawa to stay engaged

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The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is calling for the Federal Government to increase funding for social housing as housing shortable looms.

The country has a looming housing problem that is going to require action from all levels of government, according to a new report from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. The study says the long, steady decline in federal subsidies for social housing has left provinces, territories and municipalities struggling against market forces that are making it increasingly difficult for low- and modest-income renters.

Read the article: Looming housing problem needs action from Ottawa, study says