Six families with disabilities move into affordable housing units in Saskatoon – Saskatoon

Six families with disabilities move into affordable housing units in Saskatoon - Saskatoon
Posted February 28, 2020 7:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Six families in Saskatoon have a new place to call home.Three accessible semi-detached houses located throughout the city were designed and built specifically for people with disabilities and mobility issues. They feature large spaces and wheelchair ramps. Related News READ MORE: Despite affordability, Saskatoon millennials still shut out of housing market The project was funded through a partnership between SaskNative Rentals, the City of Saskatoon and the provincial and federal government.“Affordable and accessible housing is crucial to create a...

Vaudreuil residents struggle with lack of accessibility during the winter – Montreal

Vaudreuil residents struggle with lack of accessibility during the winter - Montreal
Piero Gervasi, who is paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair, recently moved into a condo in Vaudreuil for more accessibility.The interior of the condo has an open concept, with elevators and an exterior ramp, but Gervasi has been dealing with parking issues since he moved there in May.The issues started with people parking in his spot, he said, adding things have gotten worse since winter began. READ MORE: Montrealers with reduced mobility calling for better snow, ice removal on city sidewalks “I would like somebody to understand the accessibility for me to get in and out of my own place that I paid for that I cannot,” Gervasi said.“I have to call, I have to complain — it’s not normal that I have to deal with something every day I come home. If it’s not the snow removal, it’s somebody parked in...