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Title: A central housing registry: recommendations for Winnipeg
Authors: Jacobucci, Christa D. L.
Supervisor: Skelton, Ian (City Planning)
Examining Committee: Carter, Tom and Rewniak, Dwayne
Graduation Date: October 2005
Keywords: housing registry
affordable housing
access to housing
accessible housing
Issue Date: 13-Oct-2005
Citation: Jacobucci, Christa (2005). A Central Housing Registry: Recommendations for Winnipeg - Summary Report.
Abstract: Improving access to affordable housing is often approached through efforts to increase the supply of such housing, as the need to make better use of existing resources and coordinating the efforts of housing providers is often overlooked. A central housing registry in Winnipeg would be one approach to improving coordination and better access for low-income households to affordable housing. This study explores different examples of housing registries that exist in Canada and the United States. It provides insight into the benefits and challenges of housing registries through web searches and a survey. A focus group was also used to gain insight on the local context for developing a central housing registry. This research will increase the awareness of the benefits of a central housing registry and provides recommendations on how to approach the development and implementation of a central housing registry.
Type: Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
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