What we Heard released January 18, 2018

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The City of St. John’s released a What we Heard document on January 18, 2018, following a public engagement process which took place between May and June 2017, and was designed to help inform the next 10 year Affordable Housing Strategy.

The City’s first Affordable Housing Business Plan (AHBP), Creating Opportunities, Housing Our Community, was a 4 year plan which concluded in 2017.

A number of themes emerged throughout the City’s engagement process, including:

  • Demographic realities

  • Housing needs

  • The importance of accessibility

  • Energy efficiency as a function of affordability

  • Transportation costs

  • Partnerships

The information obtained through the consultation process will be used to help inform the new 10 Year Affordable Housing Strategy. The strategy is being developed in consultation the Affordable Housing Working Group. It will presented to Council and shared with the public for feedback before being officially adopted.
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