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WBHDC Converting Townhouses For Larger Families Displaced By The Wildfire

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
WBHDC Converting Townhouses For Larger Families Displaced By The Wildfire

15 townhouses are being converted from three-bedroom to four-bedroom homes to accommodate larger families who lost their house in the wildfire.

The townhouses belong to the Wood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation.

In a release, Board Chair Maggie Farrington says a housing needs survey shows there’s a shortage of housing for larger families and these conversions will help meet that need.

The townhouses in Siltstone Ridge, Meadow Creek Village and Delta are being renovated to have a bedroom and bathroom built in the basement, as well as retrofit egress windows.

The goal is to have the properties completed within 60 days.

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