Tory Government Would Freeze Infrastructure Money to Cities That Don’t Get Housing Built: Poilievre

As a strategy to get more homes built in Canada, a Conservative government would link the number of infrastructure dollars cities get to the number of houses completed, Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre said on Friday.
“City governments that block construction will be fined with clawbacks to their federal infrastructure money, while those that get out of the way, speed up building permits, and free up land to build more will get bonuses with extra infrastructure dollars,” Poilievre said during a press conference in Vancouver.
Poilievre said housing has become more unaffordable than ever. He pointed out that the average rent has risen $2,200. That’s a 12.4 percent increase just since November last year, according to….

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