September 16, 2016 14:30 ET
WINKLER, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2016) - A new 96-unit seniors' housing project in Winkler has officially opened its doors to tenants. Parliamentary Secretary Terry Duguid, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and Manitoba Finance Minister Cameron Friesen, on behalf of Manitoba Families Minister Scott Fielding, made the announcement today in Winkler.
The eight-storey, $26 million Buhler Active Living Centre (BALC) features an accessible design, with 48 affordable housing units, 24 market life-lease units, and 24 supportive housing units. The affordable housing units include 18 one-bedroom and 30 two-bedroom suites. The main floor includes a seniors' activity centre.
Media contacts:Public Affairs AdvisorCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation403firstname.lastname@example.orgDavid von MeyenfeldtCommunications and Stakeholder Relations204-945-1494david.vonmeyenfeldt @leg.gov.mb.ca
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