New Canada Housing Benefit Will Help (Some of) the Poorest (Maybe)

…but if it does, their effective income tax rates will rise by up to 74 percentage points By Marvin JS Ferrer Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced, with much fanfare, a new 10-year National Housing Strategy.  The Strategy includes a new Canada Housing Benefit intended to alleviate rising housing costs.  Details of how the Benefit…