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Government of Canada announces $24.8 million investment in Airdrie

On March 5, 2024, The Government of Canada awarded the City of Airdrie $24.8 million through the Housing Accelerator Fund (HAF). HAF was created in spring 2023 to help local governments increase diverse housing options for residents.

“On behalf of the City of Airdrie, I want to express my appreciation in being awarded funding from the Government of Canada’s HAF program. I am hopeful this will enable our community to address concerns around diverse market housing availability in our community. This investment will be critical in our ongoing efforts in tackling housing availability challenges, ensuring that all residents have access to housing options that meets their needs and is achievable on their income.”

“As the City moves forward, we are committed to transparency and collaboration with our stakeholders to ensure we are creating a future that benefits all residents.”

- Mayor Peter Brown


Background information:

• Airdrie’s 2024 Housing Needs Assessment shows there is a significant gap in housing diversity and is putting pressure on Airdrie’s families, young adults, and seniors to find housing that meets their needs.

• Single-parent households and single individuals are some of the most in-need people who require diverse housing options.

Official news release from the Government of Canada