Fast Facts: Subsidized Housing With Supports Needs More Support

Stable and affordable housing is a central component in improving people’s quality of life. In light of a severe housing shortage facing low-income renters, it is clear that Manitoba has work to do to ensure that all citizens have access to a warm and secure place to...

Why Protecting Public Housing is Important

Public housing plays an essential role in Manitoba’s housing system. It provides a specific form of housing: decommodified housing that is affordable to low-income households. This means that it has been removed from the market by focusing on its use as a home, rather...

Income Security to End Poverty in Manitoba

Canada’s and Manitoba’s income assistance programs provide support to individuals and families when they have no other way to support themselves. There are 71,500 Manitobans receiving provincial EIA and 43,455 Manitobans receiving Federal Income Assistance. A total of...