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Saint John Growth Committee Talks Affordable Housing

SAINT JOHN- Saint John’s growth committee heard a presentation Tuesday on affordable housing availability in the city.

Urban planner Ken Melanson made the presentation and discussed the various types of housing available throughout the city.

Melanson cited the Canada Mortage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) definition of affordable housing, which states any rental or ownership opportunity which costs less than 30 per cent of a household’s pre-tax income is considered affordable… [Read More]