President of the Canadian Home Builders Association, Victor Fiume, says government is gouging new home builders, developers and consumers…says ‘governments have yet to get it in terms of the costs they impose on new home buyers’…
(Source: Calgary Herald)
Victor Fiume is passionate about home-building. More than that, he is a staunch advocate of sustainable, affordable housing.
So, with Diane Finley, federal minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., sharing the national stage with him, the new president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association got right to it.
In his inaugural address to a packed house at the annual CHBA conference, the general manager of Durham Custom Homes in Durham, Ont., suggested that by steadily downloading costs onto builders and developers, governments at all levels are reducing the opportunity for Canadians to realize their dream of new home ownership.
Read the full article, “Downloading costs slammed‘ in the Calgary Herald (March 13, 2010).