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2009 Spring Newsletter

The Need is Great for Affordable Rural Housing!

Waterloo Region has built 1,500 affordable rental housing units between 2003-2008. But, the waiting list for affordable rental housing is about 3500 families and individuals long. That number is on the low side, as the projected five to 10 years’ waiting time means that people don’t even bother to apply. Waterloo Region has announced a new goal of 500 units in five years (2008-2013) for low income families and individuals. These 500 units are targeted for those
with the lowest income.

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