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Housing and Affordability for Winnipeg's African Community

Wed. Feb. 18, 2015

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The purpose of this study was to examine the housing experiences and related challenges of settlement of African immigrants and refugees located in Winnipeg. This included immigrant and refugee perceptions of housing, the challenges and barriers of finding affordable housing, satisfaction with current housing, neighbourhood perceptions, knowledge of community supports and service agencies, and the role of housing in the integration process. This report provides a "point in time" snapshot of the housing experiences of African immigrants and refugees in Winnipeg. The study builds on current discourse regarding the settlement experiences of newcomers in a period of increasing immigration in Canada. Click on the picture to view the report.