PEI Housing Action Plan Progress...

2019

  • NEW: 16 two-bedroom rental homes in Summerside at Slemon Park - November 6, 2019
  • Expansion of seniors' affordable housing in Charlottetown to 32 units (province-owned) - November 5, 2019
  • Affordable Housing Development Program announced - October 1, 2019
  • Community Housing Fund announced - September 18, 2019
  • NEW: 600 mobile rental vouchers funded - August 26
  • Milestone: 800 rent supplements for individuals and families distributed since 2018  - August 26
  • NEW: 10 mixed affordable units in Souris (province-owned) - March 14
  • NEW: 30 affordable seniors housing units in Cornwall (DME Ltd) - March 14
  • NEW: 10-bed building unit for long-term transitional housing in Charlottetown (CMHA PEI) - March 12
  • Maintaining Housing: Support to purchase and maintain 30 affordable housing units (CMHA PEI) in Charlottetown - March 12
  • NEW: 6 seniors housing units (EZL) and 6 family affordable housing units (JC HandyMan) in O’Leary - March 8
  • NEW: 9 affordable seniors housing units in Summerside (Kay Rogers) - March 7
  • NEW: 12 mixed affordable housing units in Alberton (G.E.M.) – March 8
  • NEW: 25 affordable family homes (Habitat for Humanity PEI) - March 6
  • Enhanced Grant: Senior Home Repair Program eligibility enhanced - March 5
  • New Service: Tenant Support Worker (Community Legal Information Association of PEI) - Feb. 22
  • New: 20 transitional housing units for youth and victims of family violence (government-owned) - Feb. 19
  • New: 32 new affordable housing seniors units (government-owned) in Summerside - Feb. 14
  • Enhanced Grant: PEI Home Renovation Program eligibility expanded - Feb. 6
  • NEW: 8 emergency shelter beds winter pilot for vulnerable women (Blooming House) - Jan.14

2018

  • PEI Housing Action Plan announced - July
  • Rent Supplements: Increased number for individuals and families - Oct. 29
  • NEW: Down Payment Assistance Program for first-time home buyers announced - Oct.
  • NEW Housing: 260-bed student residence (UPEI) - Nov. 8
  • Commitment Announced: 175 new affordable housing units over two years (100 in Charlottetown; 75 across PEI) - Nov. 13
  • Commitment Announced: 44 new affordable housing units for seniors in Charlottetown
  • 50 new private nursing beds: Mount Continuing Care Community(16); Dr. John Gillis Memorial Lodge of Belfast (10); and Andrews of Stratford (24) - completed Dec. 2018
  • NEW Service: Emergency Temporary Shelter Line pilot launched for winter 2019 – Dec. 

* Mixed units can be any combination of seniors, families, or individuals.