The City has developed an Affordable Housing Strategy to ensure Beaumont grows as a vibrant, inclusive community of choice for a diversity of residents and businesses. The strategy reflects and supports regional and other municipal policies related to housing and complete communities. It was adopted by Council on August 24, 2021.
The City’s proposed initiative is to develop a toolkit to make it easier to identify and act on development opportunities for more diverse and affordable housing types in Beaumont. The toolkit will explore types of housing most in demand and the best locations for it in our community. Several partner organizations have agreed to help the City develop this proposal, including the Leduc Regional Housing Foundation and housing consultants SHS Consulting and Urban Matters CCC.
The City and its partners submitted our proposal in June 2022 for further consideration by CMHC. The proposal was selected as a finalist in round 3, meaning the project has been funded and we will love forward with engaging the public as part of the process to identify a possible affordable housing location in Beaumont. Find more information on the CMHC website.