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  • CANADA-HOUSING/

    Grant allows landlords to charge less rent

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Brian McLeod is a landlord who found a way to make it affordable for him to offer cheaper rents to low income tenants. He explains how a grant allowed him to renovate his building and still keep his costs low, while putting a roof over the head’s of families in need.

    Posted: Mar 27, 2017 2:03 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 3:50 PM ET
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  • TRAVEL Log Sunshine Coast 21060901

    Trailer park an alternative to rising rental costs

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Caroline Clarke said she had no where to go because of rising rental costs on the Sunshine Coast. Clarke invested in a trailer and now lives in a campground.

    Posted: Mar 27, 2017 12:16 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 12:28 PM ET
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  • USA-CHICAGO/EDUCATION

    From schoolhouse to home: community creates affordable housing

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Darrin O'Brien and his group, Parry Sound Non Profit Housing, took an unfortunate situation and made it work. The organization repurposed a school into 45 housing units for those in need.

    Posted: Mar 27, 2017 1:14 PM ET
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2017 3:47 PM ET
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