New Lethbridge Housing Strategy Finalized by Task Force, Presented to City Council

The Municipal Housing Task Force presented to Council on Monday with their strategy to address the need for housing within Lethbridge.

The City of Lethbridge says it now has a clear housing strategy moving forward.

The Municipal Housing Task Force making a presentation to City Council Monday (Apr. 15).

Chair of the Task Force, City Councillor Belinda Crowson, says residents should feel confident in the strategy adding the plan provides community-developed direction to help ensure everyone has safe and suitable housing.

An implementation plan is expected to be presented by the end of September.

Mayor Chris Spearman says that the Municipal Housing Strategy (MHS) allows Council to direct City Administration to move forward with a clear roadmap to fill the identified gaps in the housing market.

The strategy will allow the City to leverage and allocate resources to projects that meet the needs of priority groups while aligning itself with the National and Provincial Housing Strategies.

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