Proposed housing development for the homeless in the Glebe Annex

by Sue Stefko

As we embark upon a new year, the Glebe Annex Community Association (GACA) is closely following a proposed new housing development at its southern end. The City of Ottawa has applied to obtain 289 Carling Avenue, a small plot of land on the corner of Bell Street South and Carling Avenue, from the federal government as part of the Surplus Federal Real Property for Homelessness Initiative. This initiative makes surplus federal real properties available for projects to help prevent and reduce homelessness.

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