This clipping was originally printed in the Rocky Mountain Outlook.
“Housing is an important component of our government’s commitment to growing the middle class and ensuring more people have a real and fair chance at success,” said Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre.
The federal money is part of
$10 million allocated to support the Alberta Rural Development Network’s (ARDN) plan to build eight shipping container housing projects throughout the province, which will create 467 rental units. The YWCA project is the first project under this new initiative.
Joshua Bénard, the program director for housing with ARDN, described the YWCA’s project as a “landmark” development that will help redefine how affordable housing can be built in rural communities across Alberta.