Media Release

June 26, 2015

 

Labrador Seniors Complex to Receive New Roofing

Bluebird Investments Ltd. has been awarded a $97,000 contract to replace roofing at 12 units in the Labrador Straits Seniors Complex in Forteau.

"Ensuring we have quality, affordable housing for seniors, families and individuals with low incomes is a priority for Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation. This work demonstrates government's commitment to upgrading our social housing properties throughout the province."
- The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation

The work is expected to be completed in August 2015.

For more information on Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation programs, visit: www.nlhc.nl.ca .

QUICK FACTS

  • Newfoundland and Labrador Housing is investing $97,000 to replace roofing at 12 units in the Labrador Straits Seniors Complex in Forteau.
  • Since 2007, 77 per cent of NLHC's rental units have received modernization and improvement that will extend the life of the properties.
  • NLHC is the province's largest landlord, with 5,584 affordable rental units province-wide.

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Media contacts:

Heather May
Director of Communications
Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development
709-729-0928, 697-5061
heathermay@gov.nl.ca
Jenny Bowring
Communications Manager
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation
709-724-3055
jmbowring@nlhc.nl.ca