A Guide for Canadian Municipalities
for the Development of a
Housing Action Plan
May 6, 2011
New Brunswick Non-Profit Hous...
The Development of a Housing Action
Plan
 In working with smaller communities across the
country, CMHC representatives ha...
What is a Housing Action Plan?
 A Housing Action Plan provides municipalities
with a framework that allows them to implem...
What Does This Guide Offer?
 The Guide for Canadian Municipalities for the
Development of a Housing Action Plan was
desig...
The Guide’s Main Sections
 Benefits of a Housing Action Plan
 Key components of a Housing Action
Plan
 Steps to creatin...
The Guide’s Main Sections
 A glossary of terms, municipal tools and
approaches to creating housing, as well as
data sourc...
CMHC’s Experts
 CMHC’s team of experts is dedicated to
advancing housing solutions across the country.
These experts work...
For More Information
Francine DiMambro
Corporate Representative
Saint John and Area
New Brunswick
fdimambr@cmhc.ca
(506) 8...
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Corporate Representative,
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A Guide for Canadian Municipalities for the Development of a Housing Action Plan

  1. 1. A Guide for Canadian Municipalities for the Development of a Housing Action Plan May 6, 2011 New Brunswick Non-Profit Housing Association Conference 2011 By Francine DiMambro Corporate Representative, CMHC
  2. 2. The Development of a Housing Action Plan  In working with smaller communities across the country, CMHC representatives have identified an interest in an information tool that would assist municipalities wanting to develop or enhance their own Housing Action Plan. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 2
  3. 3. What is a Housing Action Plan?  A Housing Action Plan provides municipalities with a framework that allows them to implement strategies intended to create and develop market, affordable and non-market housing units. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 3
  4. 4. What Does This Guide Offer?  The Guide for Canadian Municipalities for the Development of a Housing Action Plan was designed to assist small municipalities in developing housing plans to address their specific housing needs, as determined by the community. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 4
  5. 5. The Guide’s Main Sections  Benefits of a Housing Action Plan  Key components of a Housing Action Plan  Steps to creating a Housing Action Plan  Importance of accurate housing research  Identification of barriers and opportunities  Tools to create housing in a community CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 5
  6. 6. The Guide’s Main Sections  A glossary of terms, municipal tools and approaches to creating housing, as well as data sources are also presented in the Guide.  Along with this Guide, a companion presentation is available to assist municipalities to develop or enhance a local Housing Action plan. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 6
  7. 7. CMHC’s Experts  CMHC’s team of experts is dedicated to advancing housing solutions across the country. These experts work with municipalities and the private, public and non-profit sectors at a local level to help create vibrant, healthy communities. CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 7
  8. 8. For More Information Francine DiMambro Corporate Representative Saint John and Area New Brunswick fdimambr@cmhc.ca (506) 850-3747 Caroline Arsenault Corporate Representative New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island cmarsena@cmhc.ca (506) 851-7725 CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION 8

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