Monday, Aug. 8, 2011
The Government of Saskatchewan today released A Strong Foundation – The Housing Strategy for Saskatchewan 2011-19 and the 2011-12 Provincial Action Plan, which outlines government’s key activities for the strategy’s first year of implementation. This precedent-setting strategy involves the entire housing sector and promotes a housing environment where all Saskatchewan people have access to homes that enhance their well-being, build local communities and contribute to a growing...
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Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
Saskatchewan’s newest affordable housing program is one step closer today with the appointment of Saskatoon’s Westcap Mgt. Ltd. as the fund manager in charge of delivering the program. Headstart on a Home will finance construction of at least 1,000 new, entry-level homes over the next five years. Builders and developers will be eligible for loans of 90 per cent of the construction cost of the homes, including land, at an interest rate of four per cent. “HeadStart on a Home is an important...
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