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This Week in the News – September 6th, 2021

Here are the top stories for the week of September 6th, 2021.


National dissemination of CLTs in Brazil by ComCat

The idea of the Favela Community Land Trust Project is to contribute to the national dissemination of both the project and the model in Brazil. Check out the newly launched video, website, and Facebook page. Check them out here.



Saint John Unveils Affordable Housing Action Plan Project (Canada)

Affordable housing has become a major challenge for many communities, and the City of Saint John wants to do something about it.

City staff has teamed up with a wide range of partners in the city and beyond to launch an affordable housing action plan project.

The project, unveiled Tuesday, is designed to identify and address supply and affordability gaps in the city’s housing continuum.

“Our starting point is when we all acknowledge that we have a major challenge,” Phil Ouellette, the city’s director of planning, growth, and community services, told growth committee members.

Click here to read more.

What is Cooperative Housing?

This is the first video in a series we have created to help explain housing cooperatives and their benefits. Find out what sets housing co-ops apart and how they offer a different way of living.

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