Teviah Moro, Hamilton Spectator:

To pull into 41 Reid Ave. S. in Hamilton’s east end is to travel back in time. The single-storey apartments with their green-felt decks resemble a 1950s-era motel. The three brick arms of the 16-unit complex off Queenston Road embrace a big field where seniors watch their grandchildren play and tend to vegetable gardens. “I like to do that, and you’re not going to have that kind of freedom in an apartment building,” laments Barbara Fehrman, 79.  But the CityHousing complex and its townhomes just to the north will make way for a massive mixed-income redevelopment that includes highrises and condos on the former Roxborough school site.

If affordable shelter was ever an election issue, it certainly is now.  Read the full story here.