Housing – ECONOMIC UPSWING MAY CAUSE GROWING PAINS | Net News Ledger

Northern Ontario is facing a housing shortage that may become the limiting factor to the growth of communities in this area. The Northern Housing Summit (NHS) seeks to bring together professionals, non-profits, builders, government and First Nations to find solutions for the lack of housing in Northern Ontario. A prime example of this shortage can be seen in the Municipality of Sioux Lookout where there are 150 job vacancies which represent 30% of all available posted jobs in Northwestern Ontario but only 3.5% of Northwestern Ontario’s available housing market is in Sioux Lookout. Read More>