WINDSOR, ONT. — The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $5.5 million in two new affordable housing developments in Windsor and Kingsville, Ont.
The Windsor Essex Community Housing Corporation is building Ontario’s largest Passive House complex at 3100 Meadowbrook Lane, a new, 145-unit barrier-free building for individuals, small families and seniors which includes 46 accessible units. There will be shared space both indoors and out, a barbecue station and outdoor fitness equipment. Funding for the project is being delivered through the Social Infrastructure Fund, the Investment in Affordable Housing program and the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI), states a government release.
A new supportive housing complex with four units is also being built for youth with intellectual disabilities at 215 Division St. in Kingsville. It is being funded through OPHI and will provide affordable and accessible housing in an established residential neighbourhood that is close to amenities, with supports provided by Community Living Essex County, adds the release.