Municipalities across the district are finding a lack of housing is a barrier to growth.
This spring, Sioux Lookout's becoming a focus for innovative solutions. The community's a hub for the Far North, and it's holding a forum next month.
Key issues under consideration include:
- transportation costs
- market rents
- land use planning
- climate change
The district services board is already working on new social housing starts. They would help a range of groups in need of affordable units, such as the homeless and seniors.
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