Nunavik organizations finally sign on to new, five-year housing agreement –

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 201867 Views

“We’re able to bring some relief to the backlog”

July 05, 2018

A new social housing agreement brings some relief to Nunavik’s demand for more accommodation, the region’s leaders say.

After years of negotiation, Nunavik leaders signed a new five-year tripartite housing agreement with the Quebec and federal governments in late May.

The new agreement, which runs from now until 2022, provides for $25 million a year from the federal government towards the construction of social housing throughout the region, while the province covers the operation and maintenance costs.

The contributions are adjusted for inflation and population increases each year between now and 2022.

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