• Graphic of duplex housing with the message, Approved!

    A step closer to solving Winnipeg’s Missing Middle problem

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Infill Mythbusting - "Infill houses aren't affordable!" written in the style of the Discovery Channel's MythBusters show

    Infill Mythbusting: Affordability

    The myth: “Infill houses aren’t affordable.” Reality: The truly unaffordable housing is the housing that we build on the edge of town, because it requires expensive new infrastructure, new schools, community centres, etc., and results in such a demand on…

  • NEWS & ACTION: Infill Story & Infill Survey

    The positive case for infill is starting to get media attention. Check out this CBC opinion article. Emma Durand-Wood makes the point that the heart of the infill matter is about welcoming new neighbours. This includes homeowners and tenants, singles and…

  • URGENT ACTION: Fill out the City’s Infill Survey

    SURVEY LINK: http://surveymonkey.com/r/6ZGM6GR The Survey of Winnipeg is engaging in its latest and likely LAST round of Infill Strategy consultations. As part of the strategy engagement, they’re asking people to fill out this survey. THE SURVEY IS ONLY OPEN UNTIL…