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August 08, 2019
Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in affordable housing in Oxford County

Joint announcement by Canada Office of the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Steve Clark, Adam Vaughan, Ernie Hardeman, Larry Martin, Steve Newman

Governments Of Canada and Ontario Invest in Affordable Housing in Oxford County

More people will now have a place to call home in Oxford County. The federal and provincial governments are investing over $7.8 million to create 130 affordable housing units through the Canada-Ontario Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) agreement.

Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), along with the Honourable Steve Clark, Ontario’s Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, made the announcement today.

The announcement took place at 786 Southwood Way in Woodstock, which received over $1 million in IAH funding and over $500,000 from the Social Infrastructure Fund to provide 23 units of affordable rental housing for seniors.

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Photo: On hand for the announcement: The Hon. Steve Clark, Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing; Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to Canada's Minister of Families, Children and Social Development; The Hon. Ernie Hardeman, MPP Oxford County / Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Larry Martin, Warden of Oxford County; and Steve Newman, Vice President of Splitroc, developer of the project. 

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