Antigonish Affordable Housing Society eyes Community Room in Aviva Community Fund bid

Posted at 6:13 am on October 13, 2017 | Filed Under: News

An Antigonish group is hoping a national contest will assist in developing part of the second phase of an affordable housing project it’s planning.  The

Riverside Estates

Antigonish Affordable Housing Society says if successful, money from the Aviva Community Fund will go towards a community room.  The society opened the first phase of its project, Riverside Estates, earlier this year, with four apartment units.  Society Chair Colleen Cameron says the group’s board of directors has given the green light for phase two, a further 10 units.   She says the community room will play an important role for tenants.

Cameron says people that struggle on low income face many challenges, and having a place where you can come together  for social support is important to the overall well-being of the tenants and the community.  To vote for the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society, follow this link:  https://www.avivacommunityfund.org/voting/project/view/17-17