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The 2015 Federal Budget and Housing: Too good to be true

Published on 07/05/2015

The 2015 federal Budget made commitments on affordable housing that were originally interpreted as a positive response to housing advocates’ call to sustain federal spending on maturing federal funding agreements. This interpretation was incorrect; spending on existing social housing will decline over the next several years. This article explains the misinterpretation and what is really happening.

ISBN – 1-55382-641-8

Summary

The 2015 federal Budget made commitments on affordable housing that were originally interpreted as a positive response to housing advocates’ call to sustain federal spending on maturing federal funding agreements.

Topic(s)

Government spending and tax, Housing and homelessness