U of M Master’s Students Release Research Findings on Illegal Rooming Houses

The University of Manitoba class of City Planning Master’s students have just released three reports highlighting their research on illegal rooming houses, land use planning, zoning, affordable housing, transportation issues, short term and long term solutions ….. and more!

Fort Richmond Community Vision:  Prepared by Evan Sinclair; Natalie Lagasse; Mike Wakely; Olivia Michalczuk

Cultivating an Inclusive Community:  Prepared by Levan King-Cranston; Calvin So; Sonikile Tembo; Colin Thompson

Fort Richmond Neighbourhood Vision:  Prepared by Lissie Rappaport; Michael Blatz; Chris Northcote; Andrew Gellner

This information was shared with residents at a packed house on January 11, 2017.  If you were unable to attend this community meeting, here are the Panel Boards which were on display:

Fort Richmond Analysis

Fort Richmond Neighbourhood

Fort Richmond Setting the Scene

I want to extend a huge expression of gratitude to Professor Orly Linovksi, her students and all who participated in the research project!  THANK YOU!

The community and the City of Winnipeg Zoning and By-Law Task Force assigned to this issue will be meeting in the near future to assess and consider implementation of select recommendations.

  • MY REQUEST to anyone reading these reports:  If you have any ADDITIONAL ideas or suggestions, please E-Mail me at jlukes@winnipeg.ca

A HUGE thank you to the three student teams for undertaking this community research initiative.


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