It was a pleasure to be a part of the grand opening of Niagara Regional Housing’s newest building at 527 Carlton St. Watch for highlights from the opening and an interview with one of the newest residents about what this new home means to him. What a special day!
Grand Opening of 527 Carlton St. On May 24th 2019 we celebrated the grand opening of the newest Niagara Regional Housing apartmentsin St. Catharines. It was a significant moment – the first new NRH building in the city in more than 40 years, and it comes at a time of great need. Addressing the need […]
Shelter and Housing in Niagara – Call for Action March 21, 2019 This week at Regional Council the Community Services Committee received an update on the Niagara homelessness strategy. This includes work that Niagara Region has been doing with community partners to respond to the growing need for shelter and housing. You can read more […]
St. Catharines supports eliminating taxes for affordable housing Appeared in The St. Catharines Standard, by Karena Walter March 21, 2018 St. Catharines council is backing a plan that would see property taxes currently paid by Niagara Regional Housing go into creating more affordable housing units in the city. Council voted 8-3 to support the tax […]
Housing update, March 2018 Monday, March 19 was was a productive Council meeting. We received updates on new funding for public transit, approved the water and wastewater budget and got a positive economic update. We are making progress on our strategic plan. More importantly, on Monday night, Council approved new funding for affordable housing. City […]
New affordable housing coming to St. Catharines June 27, 2017 On June 27 we officially broke ground on the 1st new Niagara Regional Housing build in St. Catharines in 40 years. As the price of housing continues to climb and the need for decent, affordable housing continues to grow, this new building will be the start […]
Niagara Region, June 27, 2016 Today Niagara Regional Housing (NRH) and the City of St. Catharines announced the site of future NRH development at 527 Carlton Street. To respond to current affordable housing need and development pressure, NRH has purchased a site formerly occupied by Carlton United Church in St. Catharines. The location is in […]