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Proposed Indigenous supportive housing program seeks Council approval

A report to Kingston City Council released today proposes the use of the City-owned building, 113 Lower Union Street, for an Indigenous Supportive Housing Program. If approved, the facility will house up to 19 homeless and precariously housed individuals beginning in late 2021. With Council’s approval, Tipi Moza (Iron Homes)

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Letter: Homes for Heroes – Learning more about Kingston’s first tiny homes project

Editorial note: The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing announced the provincial government was providing $200,000 and transferring one acre of land

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CMHC reports increase in overall vacancy rate in Kingston rental market

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is reporting that the overall vacancy rate in Kingston increased to 1.9 per cent in 2019. CMHC released its annual rental market reports on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, and the report for the Kingston Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) points to “robust growth in

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