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City of Fredericton & Affordable Housing

  1. 1. <ul><li>Affordable Housing – Everyone’s Right </li></ul>The Fredericton Perspective
  2. 2. <ul><li>Affordable Housing Committee </li></ul>City of Fredericton Mandate “ Facilitate & Advocate”
  3. 3. <ul><li>Affordable Housing Committee </li></ul>City of Fredericton <ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Municipal, provincial and federal </li></ul><ul><li>gov’ts </li></ul><ul><li>Community groups and </li></ul><ul><li>agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Housing developers, real estate </li></ul><ul><li>agents, mortgage specialists,  </li></ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce, and </li></ul><ul><li>others as required. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Affordable Housing Committee </li></ul>City of Fredericton <ul><li>Successes </li></ul><ul><li>3 Annual Affordable Housing Day </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in # of affordable units: 2007 = “0” units (ARHP) 2009 = 92 units  </li></ul><ul><li>  Increased public awareness AND </li></ul><ul><li>increased support from Council </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Dr. Avi Friedman , co-founder of the Affordable Homes Program at the McGill School of Architecture in Montreal </li></ul>
  6. 7. Limerick Road Development public meeting
  7. 8. Other Projects by Dr. Friedman in downtown Fredericton
  8. 9. <ul><li>In April 2009 the congregation at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fredericton, opened the doors of their brand new facility, Luther Place . </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Private Developer </li></ul>Beaverbrook Street
  10. 11. <ul><li>Taking Shape – The John Howard Society is building an office and affordable housing complex in Fredericton for its clients. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Skigin-Elnoog Housing Corporation has created 12 new townhouse units for aboriginal women and their families.
  12. 13. <ul><li>On-Going Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Support (lack of?) for Social Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Non-Profit Support </li></ul><ul><li>Regulatory </li></ul><ul><li>NIMBY-Acceptance </li></ul><ul><li>Testimonials - Betty, a senior in affordable housing </li></ul><ul><li>- Ginnette, single mother of three </li></ul><ul><li>- Dr. Mike Ramey, neighbour </li></ul>

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