March 10, 2023 – CBC PEI: The social housing inventory on PEI is about to grow by at least 32 units, thanks to the work of carpenters-in-training in Summerside and Charlottetown.
Organizers say the new projects will help, in a small way, with two of the Island’s biggest challenges — the housing crisis and the shortage of skilled construction workers.
The Construction Association of PEI is developing a prototype for an energy-efficient tiny home, and will then build 30 over the next three years.
“As an industry, we have a huge need for labour, and at the same time, building housing for Islanders. It’s just a win-win situation,” said general manager Sam Sanderson.
Read the full CBC PEI by Nancy Russell here