• A step closer to solving Winnipeg’s Missing Middle problem

    Graphic of duplex housing with the message, Approved!

    The latest City of Winnipeg public hearing meeting was a great success for YIMBY Winnipeg, the local urbanist community, and Winnipeg as a whole! We asked the community to Tell the City you support MISSING MIDDLE homes and together we helped pushed the needle towards more housing in Winnipeg. Winnipeg’s property committee approved the changes to the city’s zoning rules, making it easier to build duplexes and triplexes, among other amendments that align with the Yes in my Backyard Winnipeg mandate. YIMBY Winnipeg’s own Caleb Mueller was on hand to stand in support of this first step towards a more…

  • Tell the City you support MISSING MIDDLE homes!

    The City is holding a public hearing on bylaw changes to allow MORE MISSING MIDDLE HOMES AND PATIOS! These changes would allow more homes and a greater variety of homes for people with different needs. They would also facilitate more…

  • YIMBY Winnipeg Volunteers delivering Valentine's Day cards reading, We Heart your Infill House.

    Love Letters Delivered to Infill Housing

    On the week of Valentine’s Day, YIMBY Winnipeg volunteers braved the cold to deliver Love Letters to local Infill Housing. Our volunteers Jeff and Dylon were able to deliver cards to infill housing in St. James and Elmwood respectively. “There…

  • YIMBY Winnipeg Urbanist Hangout: Coming to a community near you!

    Urbanist Hangouts in the Community!

    YIMBY Winnipeg is proud to be able to support and foster a wonderful sense of community with local urbanism enthusiasts. We have hosted many “Urbanist Hangouts” that have been a great way to talk to likeminded folks on urban issues…

  • Valentine card reading, We love your infill house.

    Infill Housing Love Letters Campaign – The Revival!

    In 2020, YIMBY Winnipeg shared some love with the city that tried to capture the essence of community and urban development. The “Valentine’s Day Infill Housing Love Letters Campaign” brought people together to express their affection for infill housing, a…

  • More Homes Canada

    YIMBY Winnipeg Joins More Homes Canada

    YIMBY Winnipeg is pleased to join More Homes Canada. More Homes Canada is a coalition of housing advocacy groups from across the country. We’re fighting to end Canada’s housing shortage. Our fellow housing advocacy groups include:

  • Housing Accelerator Fund

    Winnipeg receives $122 million in federal funds for housing

    In response to the agreement-in-principle to reform zoning under the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF), Winnipeg is receiving $122 million in funds from the federal government to remove barriers to building needed housing faster. This funding should fast track 3,166 homes…

  • Housing Accelerator Fund

    Housing Accelerator Fund Agreement-in-Principle on reform reached

    The City of Winnipeg approved changes to their Housing Accelerator Fund application along the lines of those requested by the feds on Nov. 23, 2023. This represents an agreement-in-principle to zoning and land-use reforms that would speed up the building…

  • Image that reads "Let's end Exclusionary Zoning in Winnipeg" in big blue font.

    PRESS RELEASE: Let’s End Exclusionary Zoning tomorrow

    Today is National Housing Day. Winnipeg City Council should take stock of this tremendous do and do its part to foster housing affordability. Tomorrow, Winnipeg City Council needs to vote to end Exclusionary Zoning in Winnipeg. YIMBY Winnipeg commends the Executive…