Conservative government will freeze infrastructure funding for cities that won’t build housing: Poilievre

As a strategy to build more housing in Canada, the Conservative government infrastructure dollar City obtain To of number of House It is complete, Conservative Party leader Pierre Polivre said on Friday.

“City government or block construction intention Become fined and clawback To their federal government infrastructure money, in the meantime Them or obtain outside of of the way, speed Up building allow, and free Up land To build more intention obtain Bonus and addition infrastructure dollars,” Polivre said at a news conference in Vancouver.

Polivre said housing is getting more out of hand than ever before. hello, average rent climbed $2,200. That’s a 12.4 percent increase since last November. according to

Poirivre denounced the Liberal government as follows:Ongoing To shovel Billions of dollar To of government gatekeeper and city hole, like of Vancouver, or block construction. “

Conservative leader cites data from Canadian Mortgage and Housing Authority that spotted City of Vancouver hole that’s all approved almost 6,000 housing unit 2022. “ifhose numbers that is true met’s a It’s a disgrace,” said Polivre.that is Why Our Young People Live in Despair in Their Parents’ Basements Across of city. this is of reason why we offal record timeMeaningless.

The City of Vancouver did not immediately respond to an Epoch Times inquiry regarding housing units approved for 2022.

In response to reporters’ questions, Polivre confirmed that his government’s clawbacks do not apply to funding commitments made under previous governments.

“Future gas tax transfers and funding for transportation projects are all related to eliminating gatekeepers, expediting building permits and freeing up land for building homes across Canada,” it said. He said.

Polivre said he would also require the government to surround all federally funded transit stations with high-density apartments and condominiums. This will eliminate the need for young and elderly people in the area to own cars.

Poilievre repeated his previously announced promise to sell 15% of 37,000 “big, ugly, empty” federal buildings. “Many of them aren’t even being used because people are working from home. Why not sell them and turn them into housing?” he asked.

“We’re talking about 5,000 to 6,000 buildings and brownfield lands that are doing nothing that could become homes for working class and young people across the country.”

The Conservative leader said millions more homes need to be built across Canada “so that young, working-class and talented immigrants can afford to live there.”