Media releases | April 07, 2022

Public Interest Alberta said federal investment in housing is a step in the right direction for Albertans struggling with affordability. (The budget put housing in the spotlight with more than $10 billion in investment, Public Interest Alberta said in a statement.)

“For far too long, so many Albertans have been struggling with rent or scraping together enough for a down payment in a housing market that is increasingly out of reach for most families,” said Bradley Lafortune, executive director of Public Interest Alberta.

“The federal commitments to housing today, which include new investments for housing in Indigenous communities and a new housing cooperative program, are all good first steps in the right direction.” Read more →