• Proposed small apartment with brick facade at 174 Provencher BLVD.

    ACTION: Support Homes at 174 Provencher BLVD

    A project to develop 45 new homes and 2 stores is under Appeal! This project would replace a gravel lot, contributing homes, commercial activity, vibrancy, and tax revenue for public services to our City. Tell the Appeal Committee that you…

  • ACTION: Support supportive homes at McMillan

    A project that would build 51 new rental homes, including 20 supported homes for older adults, is being Appealed right now. These homes would, in part, replace a structurally unsafe and unsound building that was damaged by a bus crash.…

  • Aerial view of Northgate Mall Redevelopment

    ACTION: Support new homes at Northgate!

    The Northgate Residential Redevelopment (1399 McPhillips Street) is up for Appeal on Wednesday April 19, 2023. We recommend that folks sign up in support of this project. To speak (in-person or virtually) to the Appeal Committee, or to send a written submission, people must…

  • News: Rental supply bad for tenants & new arrangement at Lions Place

    Insufficient Supply Bad News for Renters: A Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) report found rental options are scarcer due to a lack of proper supply for rising demand. Winnipeg‘s purpose-built rental vacancy rate halved in 2022 compared to 2021, going down to…

  • Housing and Urban Issues News for the New Year

    Crescentwood Heritage Conservation District proposed The City’s Historical Buildings and Resources Committee recommended the creation of a Heritage Conservation District in Crescentwood. Intended to protect the “garden-like” setting of the neighbourhood, this would be second Heritage Conservation District following the one…

  • Picture of Mayor-Elect Scott GIllingham

    Mayor-Elect Scott Gillingham on Homes and Land-Use

    The mayoral campaign of Mayor-Elect Scott Gillingham featured a number of proposals on housing, zoning, and land-use. It will be interesting to see what movement there is on these proposals over the next four years. These include a number of…

  • Drawing of a pothole. Overlayed on the pothole are the outlines of puzzle pieces. Each puzzle piece has a different phrase. Phrases are "Land Use", "Transit", "Climate Change", "Active Transportation", & "Finance".

    The Anatomy of a Pothole

    YIMBY Winnipeg is a member of the Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TLUC). This fall, TLUC presents: The Anatomy of a Pothole Potholes are the bane of the existence of every Winnipeg driver. Each year, as predictable as our freeze-thaw…

  • Picture of Winnipeg's City Hall building

    Mayoral Candidates on Homes and Land-Use

    Over the course of the Winnipeg mayoral campaign, various candidates have offered positions on zoning, homes, planning, and land-use policy. Here’s a recap. Rick Shone  Ending Parking Mandates: Shone has called for an end to parking mandates for new builds,…

  • Early Summer Housing & Urban Issues News

    Campaign calls for an End to Homelessness in Budget 2022: The End Homelessness in Budget ’22 campaign, lead by Make Poverty History Manitoba and the Right to Housing Coalition, is calling for the province to invest to end homelessness. Centrepieces of the campaign include a…