LONDON, ONT. — The federal and provincial governments are partnering to provide over $8.4 million to help create two new affordable housing complexes in London, Ont.
Construction is now complete on the Residenza Ortona, a three-and-a-half storey, fully accessible apartment building located at 1090 Hamilton Rd. which includes 54 affordable housing units, 10 of which are designated for homeless veterans. The building features a wheelchair ramp, modified units and elevator and is located near essential services such as grocery stores, transit and medical care.
A second complex, located at 440 Clarke Rd., will include 33 affordable housing units for seniors, people with disabilities, recent immigrants, low-income residents and those with mental health and addiction issues, states a government release, adding the barrier free building will include a shared green space and a common room for tenants.
Funding is being delivered through the joint federal and provincial Investment in Affordable Housing program and the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative.