CHBA Welcomes Platform Measures for First-Time Homebuyers

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The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has been monitoring all political parties as they announce platform measures to improve housing affordability. Today’s announcement from the Conservative Party of Canada – that it would introduce new measures to make it easier for first-time homebuyers to purchase a home – incorporates key measures that CHBA has been…

2019 Federal Election: A Unique Opportunity to Help Unlock the Door to Homeownership

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The writ has been dropped and Canadians are going to the polls on October 21. The coming federal election serves as a unique opportunity to help unlock the door to homeownership! The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) has been at the forefront of the effort to help unlock the door for thousands upon thousands of…

Climate Change and Affordability – Getting it right

Affordable rowhomes with solar panels

Like housing affordability, climate change is a top-of-mind issue for Canadians this election. And there's an important role that housing can play. But smart climate change policy is required to ensure that addressing climate change doesn’t put homeownership further out of reach. The federal government has policy levers to address climate change and improve affordability…