• Urbanist Hangouts in the Community!

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

    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 in a relaxed, casual setting. Lately, our usual meeting spot has been at the Forks Market, though we’ve also enjoyed our times at the Yellow Dog Tavern. In 2024, we want to branch out our hangout spots and embrace the neighbourhoods around the city! Starting this month, and every other month following that, we will be hosting our hangouts in…

  • 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: Subscribe to our Email…

  • 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…

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    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…

  • Winnipeg Infill Highlight #2

    What do you get when you combine underutilized land with good design guidelines? Great infill developments of course! In this post I’ll be highlighting three new mid-rise apartment buildings built in central Winnipeg over the past few years. From leafy…

  • Winnipeg Infill Highlight #1

    Today we’re starting a new series here on the YIMBY Winnipeg website documenting high-quality infill developments in Winnipeg. The series will aim to include a variety of development types, including small-scale residential, larger multi-family residential, and mixed-use developments. The goal…

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    Appeal Committee SUCCESS and Housing Accelerator Fund

    In Housing and Urban Issues News, two projects of note of passed through the Appeal Committee! This means these projects are green-lit to go ahead, brining new infill homes to Winnipeg. In other news, the Federal Government’s Housing Accelerator Fund…