Post Tagged with: "Cape Breton Community Housing Association"

What Part of ‘Rapid Housing’ Don’t You Understand?

What Part of ‘Rapid Housing’ Don’t You Understand?

March 15, 2023 at 10:50 am

Last Friday’s “emergency” CBRM council meeting has been well covered in the local media, leaving me with one angle—secrecy—that I still feel has not been adequately explored. But first, let’s recap recent affordable housing history: 2020 October 27: The federal government launches the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) delivered by theRead More

Helping the Homeless in CBRM

Helping the Homeless in CBRM

January 17, 2018 at 12:51 pm

Fifteen years ago, my first assignment for The Cape Bretoner (a magazine that unfortunately ceased publication in 2006) was a story on homelessness in Cape Breton. I don’t recall if the 2003 winter was as severe as the past few weeks have been, but there were signs of hope andRead More

Public Housing & the Single, Non-Senior

Public Housing & the Single, Non-Senior

July 26, 2017 at 11:45 am

Editor’s Note: This is an article I’ve been working on for over a month now and it barely scratches the surface of the issue it deals with, namely, the housing problems faced by single, non-seniors in the CBRM. If you have information to add or angles you’d like to seeRead More