July 23, 2024

Kitchener’s historic churches answer the call for affordable housing

The provincial and federal government have announced more than $1.4 million to support the construction of 21 affordable housing units in an historic St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Similar initiatives include downtown’s St. Mark’s Lutheran Church conversion into a 40 affordable unit building, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church with 41 units. 

Kitchener residents rally for renoviction bylaw

City councillor Rob Deutschmann held a virtual Town Hall addressing the issue of renovictions in Kitchener and the Waterloo Region. Deutschmann emphasized the need for tenants to be equipped with the knowledge and resources to challenge wrongful evictions by landlords.