What’s happening at Cityview Village:
The grass on our community area is growing, the pavement and parking spots are done, and so much work is going on inside on the finishing touches, including appliance installation, painting, trim work, and more. The finish line is in sight!
The kitchens are installed, flooring, bathrooms are going in. And the gardens are enjoying these sunny days!
Cityview Village Phase 3: Brickwork is complete. Insulation is done. Drywall is being taped. The rear decks are up. And we are gardening to keep up with the various plants on the property. It is busy!
Build Days with Guelph & District Association of REALTORS, Schlegel Villages, Tacoma Engineers, Owens Corning, and Knights of Columbus.
October 10, 2019:
Phase 3 Has Begun! September 16, 2019:
The Co-operators partner with Habitat for 3 years, providing $75,000 in funding!
Read the full article in Insurance Business Magazine
Cityview Village as of May & June 2018:
Build Days by: Tacoma Engineers; The Co-operators; SV Law LLP and BDO Canada; Clifford Community Church.
Cityview Village as of April 2018:
Our Build Day Season has kicked off with the Guelph & District Association of Realtors!
Sleeman Breweries have been onsite building affordable homes at Cityview Village:
Cityview Village as of March 2018:
Phase 1 is well underway!
- Foundation: The building foundation is complete.
- Framing: Lower level has been framed.
- Winter work: The crew is busy completing the remaining levels, and getting our largest block “dried in” by early spring. This means the building envelope will be closed in, insulated and weather-tight, allowing interior work to begin!
December 2016: Tacoma Engineers are onsite for framing!
November 2016: Foundation pouring at Cityview Village
September 2016: Build Day with the Knights of Columbus!
Cityview Village in the News
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Habitat welcomes 14 families to newly built homes at Cityview Village – June 17, 2019 – GuelphToday
Habitat Guelph aims to put home ownership within reach for more people May 17, 2019 – Guelph Mercury
Habitat For Humanity introduces new financing model for those that lack downpayment
May 15, 2019 – GuelphToday
“Habitat for Humanity build in east end has a beautiful view”
April 2, 2018– Guelph Today
Habitat for Humanity seeks community support for Cityview Drive project
July 3, 2017 – Guelph Mercury Tribune
“For the first time in our affiliate’s history, we’re building a whole village, but we know that we can’t do this alone,” Steve Howard, CEO of Habitat WDG
Habitat for Humanity building village in Guelph
March 27, 2017 – Waterloo Region Record
“It’s going to be really great to see a community come together and grow together.”
Habitat for Humanity WDG plans to move away from single detached homes, create condos
March 24, 2017 – CBC
“Over the years, Habitat for Humanity WDG has built 24 separate homes.” Waterman said now they plan to build 100 units in five years.
New condo village project for Habitat for Humanity Wellington Dufferin Guelph
March 24, 2017 – The Morning Edition, CBC
A new Habitat for Humanity condo development in Guelph’s east end will support families, seniors, and people with disabilities.
Habitat for Humanity switches focus in light of rising housing costs
March 24, 2017 – Guelph Today
“The need is just so great that for the amount of effort that goes into a build we have to make sure that we’re serving a wider constituency.”
Guelph takes action on housing market concerns – Media Release
March 21, 2017
“Our community is improved by the market-value homes we’re building with the help of partners, donors and volunteers.”