Developer intends to preserve landmark Registry Office in high-rise residential extension to Rideau Centre
The historic Registry Office would be moved and integrated into a new high-rise development that will be part of the redevelopment of the Rideau Centre.
Citing tenants’ rights and low-cost housing crisis, ACORN appeals city approval of Herongate redevelopment
ACORN is appealing Ottawa city council’s approval of redevelopment in Herongate Village.
Fight against ‘anti-homeless architecture’ part of struggle to combat Ottawa’s affordable housing crisis
The battle against anti-homeless urban architecture has been joined in Centretown led by Somerset Coun. Catherine McKenney.
Rising costs, slow pace of affordable housing development paint a dire picture in Ottawa
Ottawa’s housing crisis continues to escalate as housing prices rise and the impacts of COVID-19 cause dangerous lasting effects on residents.
Compromise emerges in Rideau Street ‘demoviction’ battle, but tenants still lament lost housing
A compromise is on the table to help ease the impact open tenants in affordable housing units on Rideau Street.
Project in Old Ottawa South piloting a way to retrofit and improve comfort in older homes
A pilot project in Old Ottawa South is aiming to provide the information homeowners need to properly retrofit their century-old homes.
Students struggle to find an affordable place to live as costs of accommodation soar
As rent prices in Ottawa soar, students are left with few options but to pay the hefty costs of life in the capital of Canada.
Liberals’ rent-to-own policy proposal ‘nibbling at edge’ of housing affordability problem: expert
The rent-to-own program proposed by the Liberals may not be enough to make housing more affordable for Ottawa residents.
Ottawa struggling to cope with increase in homeless population during pandemic, say city officials
Community members and advocates are calling for more resources in the ByWard and Lowertown regions after a rise in homelessness raised concerns about safety.
Innovative Indigenous-led housing project set to rise beside Vancouver’s Burrard Street Bridge
Known as Senakw, the 12-tower housing development will mark a major milestone for Indigenous urban planning in North America.