TQSOI creates Community Pop Up in Valois Village

“We want to engage with residents to imagine a better future for Valois Village. We hope our participatory approach here will inspire successful practices elsewhere in the West Island. It is meant to encourage a holistic approach to quality affordable housing, transportation and food policies.”

West Island community group calls for more affordable housing for seniors

“Unfortunately, affordable housing and subsidized housing is a big, big problem in the West Island,” said Alena Ziuleva, director of the Table du Quartier de l’Ouest l’Île (TQSOI), a community organization that wants to bring more affordable housing to Pointe-Claire and other parts of the West Island.

TQSOI to host West Island Housing Forum

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'“Social housing and co-operatives are virtually absent in this area,” Ziuleva explained. “A significant number of tenants in the southern West Island spend over 30% of their income on housing and when the cost of maintaining a household…