Progress on PEI Housing Priorities

2023 Housing Progress Report for Prince Edward Island
2021 Housing Progress Report for Prince Edward Island
2020 Housing Progress Report for Prince Edward Island

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2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

  • 44 affordable housing units for seniors opened in Charlottetown - December 1, 2019
  • Phase 2 of private nursing home bed implementation continues:  The Mount - 20 beds - November 2019; Chez Nous - 12 beds - December 2019
  • 2020-2021 Capital Budget approved funding to support 100 new government owned social housing units ($17.5 million) and to renovate existing government owned social housing ($4.3 million) - November 2019
  • Finance PEI created the Multi-unit Residential Loan Program to provide supports to developers to create affordable units - November 13, 2019
  • A province-wide Community Needs Assessment for Emergency Shelter was completed and publically shared - November 8, 2019
  • 16 two-bedroom rental homes in Summerside at Slemon Park - November 6, 2019
  • Expansion of seniors' affordable housing in Charlottetown to 32 units (province-owned) - November 5, 2019
  • $2.3 million to create 23 new residential beds for intellectually challenged adults across the province - October 25, 2019
  • Affordable Housing Development Program announced - October 1, 2019
  • Community Housing Fund announced - September 18, 2019
  • 600 mobile rental vouchers funded - August 26
  • Milestone: 800 rent supplements for individuals and families distributed since 2018  - August 26
  • Provincial investment enhances Bedford MacDonald House - May 29, 2019
  • 10 mixed affordable units in Souris (province-owned) - March 14, 2019
  • 30 affordable seniors housing units in Cornwall (DME Ltd) - March 14, 2019
  • 10-bed building unit for long-term transitional housing in Charlottetown (CMHA PEI) - March 12, 2019
  • Maintaining Housing: Support to purchase and maintain 30 affordable housing units (CMHA PEI) in Charlottetown - March 12, 2019
  • 6 seniors housing units (EZL) and 6 family affordable housing units (JC HandyMan) in O’Leary - March 8, 2019
  • 9 affordable seniors housing units in Summerside (Kay Rogers) - March 7, 2019
  • 12 mixed affordable housing units in Alberton (G.E.M.) – March 8, 2019
  • 25 affordable family homes (Habitat for Humanity PEI) - March 6, 2019
  • Enhanced Grant: Senior Home Repair Program eligibility enhanced - March 5, 2019
  • New affordable housing in western PEI - March 3, 2019
  • Tenant Support Worker (Community Legal Information Association of PEI) - February 22, 2019
  • 20 transitional housing units for youth and victims of family violence (government-owned) - February 19, 2019
  • 32 new affordable housing seniors units (government-owned) in Summerside - February 14, 2019
  • Enhanced Grant: PEI Home Renovation Program eligibility expanded - February 6, 2019
  • 8 emergency shelter beds winter pilot for vulnerable women (Blooming House) - January 14, 2019

2018

  • Emergency Temporary Shelter Line pilot launched for winter - December 2019
  • 50 new private nursing beds: Mount Continuing Care Community(16); Dr. John Gillis Memorial Lodge of Belfast (10); and Andrews of Stratford (24) - completed - December,  2018
  • Commitment Announced: 44 new affordable housing units for seniors in Charlottetown
  • Commitment Announced: 175 new affordable housing units over two years (100 in Charlottetown; 75 across PEI) - November 13, 2018
  • Housing: 260-bed student residence (UPEI) - November 8, 2018
  • Down Payment Assistance Program for first-time home buyers announced - October, 2018
  • Rent Supplements: Increased number for individuals and families - October 29, 2018
  • PEI Housing Action Plan announced - July 2018

* Mixed units can be any combination of seniors, families, or individuals.

 

Published date: 
May 22, 2024