Billions in federal funds for housing haven’t made up for past relegation to provinces, say advocates
While federal funding has returned in recent years, it’s still not up to the rate of the glory days of the social housing programs, experts say.
This social housing unit in Waterloo, Ont., is one of many located in Canada. While there used to be a lot of federal involvement in this area, this support sharply declined in the early 90s, when program administration was transferred to the provinces. Photograph courtesy of Region of Waterloo