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Brantford’s New Geared-to-Income Units Mark Affordable Housing Progress

Last Updated: August 16, 2023

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Brantford and Brant County’s joint housing effort achieves a breakthrough with compact, affordable units on Stirton Avenue. Mayor Kevin Davis emphasizes the positive impact on both housing shortage and wider social issues.

These 330 sq-ft CASE units, built by ANC’s Andrew Neill for $425,000, offer stability for waitlisted individuals. Deb Schlichter notes their amenities and lasting value.

Through the Mayors’ Housing Partnerships Task Force, the initiative showcases successful collaboration. Brant Mayor David Bailey sees potential for wider implementation.

Continuing this momentum, ANC plans 30 more modular units on Colborne Street West. The project embodies hope for addressing pressing housing challenges.

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