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Ashley Salvador is a fourth-year student at Dalhousie University, where she is completing a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability, Sociology, and Political Science. Her studies are focused on issues of social and environmental sustainability, political economy, urban sociology, and structural inequality. Ashley has experience working with Alberta Municipal Affairs on housing related reports and is currently completing her honours thesis on affordable housing and accessory dwelling units in Canada.
The lack of affordable and appropriate housing is one of the primary barriers to Alberta successfully welcoming an expected 2,500 to 3,000 refugees in the coming months and years. In this guest blog, Ashley Salvador offers one possible approach to address the need.