OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2016) - The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and the Minister responsible for the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), will announce details for a new federal affordable rental housing initiative, tomorrow.

The announcement will be part of the Minister's remarks at the Toronto Housing Summit - a one-day conference which will see Canada's Big City Mayors' Caucus, non-profit representatives and housing experts contribute to on-going National Housing Strategy consultations.

Date: Friday, September 30th, 2016
Time: Minister's Address: 9:40 AM (EST)
Location: Toronto Housing Summit
Daniels Spectrum - Regent Park, Ada Slaight Hall, 585 Dundas St. E.

A copy of the Minister's remarks will be available here.

For media availability, please contact CMHC Media Relations.

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Contact Information:

Karine LeBlanc
CMHC Media Relations
(613) 740-5413
kjleblan@cmhc.ca

Emilie Gauduchon-Campbell
Press Secretary
Office of the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Families, Children and Social Development
819-654-5546 / (613) 404 2941 (mobile)
emilie.gauduchon@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca