Proponents of the strategy said the plan’s approval is only the beginning of the process, but sets the course for a series of actions to help address housing affordability.Read more
"Protest: A protester with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good gathers to protest for ction to be taken on affordable housing and rent..."
PROTEST: A protester with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good gathers to protest for action to be taken on affordable housing and rent, at City Hall on Thursday, September 14, 2023. More on the housing debate at livewirecalgary.com.Read more
Ryan Andersen with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good recognized that elements of the recommended housing strategy, like removing parking minimums and going to one common land-use designation, became politicized before Thursday’s meeting.
“What we expect from our leaders is to cut through that politicizing and actually address the needs of Calgarians. They’re real and so real leadership addresses the real needs of communities,” Andersen said.Read more
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