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ORGANIZATION: Social Housing Programs Sault Ste. Marie
RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The 2016 Sault Ste. Marie Point-in-Time Homelessness Count was designed by the Homelessness Hub and Homelessness Partnering Strategy to capture the minimum number of people experiencing homelessness in a community at a given time (February 18th, 2016 from 11:00am-1:00pm). The Canadian Homelessness Research Network (CHRN, 2012), had categorized the definition of homelessness to contain four major categories: (i) unsheltered, or absolutely...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2013

A closer look at specific issues faced by households and sub-populations across the housing market is warranted to better understand the housing situation in Niagara. These issues and gaps have been identified through demographic trends, reports and statistics, and have been augmented by feedback from the various HHAP consultations. 

ORGANIZATION: City of Peterborough
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

This report is to provide an update on our enhancements to customer service. We will be alternating the focus of reports with the first and third reports continuing to cover overall data, financials and statistics; while the second and fourth reports will focus on Customer Service enhancements and Quality Assurance initiatives of the Division.

 

ORGANIZATION: The City of Peterborough
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016
Housing and Homelessness Plan "Progress Report 2016"

The ...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

The Supply Committee of the Affordable Housing Action Committee (A.H.A.C.), a committee of both Peterborough City and Peterborough County has compiled the data of their recent housing survey. In short, the intention of the survey was to ascertain the significance of housing in individuals’ lives. 626 respondents submitted perceptions of housing impacts, housing related social outcomes, and housing’s role in the local economy. 

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The Province of Ontario requires Service Managers (SM), such as the Region of Peel, to have a 10 Year Housing and Homelessness Plan. The plan addresses the full housing continuum and sets out goals for increasing housing and ending homelessness with strategies to achieve them. The housing continuum, as shown in the graphic below, represents a range of responses to people’s varying housing needs. Working toward the appropriate mix of...

RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Homelessness point-in-time count for Holland/Ottawa County.

ORGANIZATION: Alliance to End Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Ottawa’s Ten-Year Housing and Homelessness Plan (2014-2023) includes a number of commitments and targets to achieve by 2024. By focusing on an increase in affordable housing options and on ensuring people get the support they need, the Plan envisions fewer emergency shelter stays overall – and stays of 30 days or less (an end to chronic homelessness) – by 2024. To ensure progress, the Alliance measures annual change in several areas related...

ORGANIZATION: District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

Annual homelessness report for the city of Nipissing. 

The District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board (DNSSAB) approved a strategic plan that defined choices that would effect change in the...

ORGANIZATION: City of London
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

1.1 THE PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT

Solving Homelessness Together: London’s 2015-2016 Enumeration Results provides a point-in-time snapshot of homelessness in London.

This report includes a count of individuals experiencing absolute homelessness at specific points in time in London, Ontario. The data in this report was collected during Registry Week, held in October 2015, and the Point-in-Time Count, which occurred...

ORGANIZATION: City of London
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Emergency Shelters

Emergency shelters play a vital role in the continuum of services available to homeless individuals and families.  Residing in an emergency shelter is intended to provide immediate and overnight accommodation and basic needs for individuals and families who have no permanent address.

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

The Homeless Prevention and Housing Plan 2010 to 2024:

The ...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

The London & Middlesex Housing Corporation presents its latest strategic plan that will guide the organization through to the year 2020. This three-year LMHC strategic plan
is different from all previous strategic plans in two significant ways. First, the strategy declares the corporation’s intention to establish a new foundation for the future. This intention, supported by seven (7) strategic goals provides the architecture and...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2011

That, on the recommendation of the Director of Social and Community Support Services and the Director of Municipal Housing, and with the concurrence of the Executive Director of Community Services, the following report regarding the implementation plan update and reporting format related to the London Community Housing Strategy (LCHS) and lntegrated Community Plan on Homelessness (CPH) BE RECEIVED for information purposes. 

ORGANIZATION: United Way
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

On April 6, 2016, United Way KFLA, through a grant from Employment and Social Development Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS), conducted a coordinated Point in Time (PiT) Homeless Count in urban Kingston as part of the first nationally coordinated PiT count.

A total of 91 people were found to be absolutely homeless on April 6, 2016. Absolute homelessness refers to those individuals who are unsheltered or “sleeping rough...

ORGANIZATION: Natural Capital Resources Inc
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Kingston is the largest city in Eastern Ontario, with a growth rate well below the provincial average and below that of Eastern Ontario. Kingston’s large area relative to its population gives it a low population density, a characteristic Kingston shares with most of the rest of Eastern Ontario.

On a percentage basis, the city has a larger rural population than most comparator cities and of equal percentage to the province as a...

ORGANIZATION: City of Kingston & County of Frontenac
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The 10-Year Municipal Housing and Homelessness Plan aims to end chronic homelessness in the area by 2023. Chronic homelessness is defined as being homeless for a period of six months within the past year, either continuously or episodically. In 2015,
the local services for homeless people changed focus from maintaining people in homelessness by enabling long-term emergency shelter-use to ending homelessness through permanent...

ORGANIZATION: United Way and Service Canada
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2006

Homelessness and the lack of affordable housing is a critical issue in Kingston.

Kingston is a beautiful city with a vibrant downtown, picturesque waterfront, scenic trails and walks. It has an engaged group of citizens and a quality of life that attracts young families, professionals and retirees. Many of the city’s residents have stable incomes and a comfortable lifestyle. However, like in many other urban centres, there are a...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

In January 2015, the 10-Year Plan to end homelessness began implementation in the City of Kingston and County of Frontenac. City Council allocated provincial and municipal funding to four priority areas: Prevention/Diversion Programs; Basic Needs Supports (Homeless Prevention Fund); Housing Assistance/Emergency Shelters; and Rapid Re-Housing/Housing First. The purpose of this report is to ensure appropriate daytime services for the...

ORGANIZATION: City of Hamilton
RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Hamilton’s Objectives

To connect with as many people as possible experiencing homelessness in our City To understand the scope of need in our community and the levels of vulnerability To inform planning and prioritization of appropriate responses 
RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

This Annual Report highlights the measurement and progress that has been made on the targets and goals of the HHP and the Homelessness Strategy in 2016. Municipal investment has been vital to many of these
initiatives, and has been reinforced through Federal and Provincial funding under Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH), Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) and the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI)...

ORGANIZATION: Essential Skills Ontario
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

The Region of Durham is situated just east of the City of Toronto in the highly developed and populated economic centre of Ontario that stretches from Oshawa to Niagara Falls. It is comprised of the urban municipalities of Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa and Clarington as well as the rural areas of Scugog, Brock and Uxbridge. Durham Region encompasses an area of approximately 2,590 square kilometres (1,000 square miles). The region’s...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

At Home in Durham, the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024, is an extension of the Region’s commitment to affordable housing set out in Growing Together, the Durham Region Strategic Plan 2009-2014 and the Regional Official Plan. It is an integrated housing plan that lays out the Region’s vision for housing during the next 10 years, and aligns this vision with the requirement for a housing and homelessness plan under the Housing Services Act and...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

At Home in Durham, the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024, was approved by Regional Council in June 2014. The plan lays out the Region’s long-term vison for housing and addresses the challenges and opportunities in providing suitable and affordable housing options that meet the needs of all people in Durham.

At Home in Durham focuses on four key goals related to housing and homelessness in our communities:

1) End homelessness...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Key Analysis Findings

„„Rising costs of homeownership continued to keep more people in rental accommodation

„„Rising supply in both primary
and secondary markets had little impact on tightening vacancy rates

„„Millennials and newcomers to the GTA continued to drive rental demand 

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Key Analysis Findings

„„Rising costs of homeownership continued to keep more people in rental accommodation

„„Rising supply in both primary
and secondary markets had little impact on tightening vacancy rates

„„Millennials and newcomers to the GTA continued to drive rental demand 

RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Point in Time (PiT) Count of Homeless People informed Committee of the upcoming event. The Federal Government supported this first homeless count coordinated amongst communities across Canada in 2016. Designated communities of the Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) were encouraged to participate in the count. When communities conduct counts at the same time of year using a common approach, the results can be used to build a better...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2014

Ontario Works Brant Caseloads & Brantford CMA Adjusted Unemployment Rates.

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

INTRODUCTION

The goal of Hastings County Housing Services is to provide safe, modest and affordable housing for low-income households in Hastings County.

Hastings County Housing Services is a division of the Hastings County Social Services Department. The majority of funding is provided by Hastings County, with additional funding provided by the Federal and Provincial Governments. This funding provides Hastings...

RESOURCE TYPE: Community Plan
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Homelessness community plan for Hastings county. 

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