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RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

According to the results of the Rental Market Survey conducted by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) in October, 4.4 per cent

of the over 836,000 housing units in Quebec were vacant in October 2016. The provincial vacancy rate therefore remained stable in relation to the estimated rate for last year. Of the province’s 44 urban centres, about
60 per cent recorded no significant variations in their vacancy rates,...

ORGANIZATION: PEI Community Advisory Board on Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

The PEI Community Advisory Board (CAB) on Homelessness is an interagency board whose mandate is to work to address homeless among populations and those at risk of becoming homeless in the designated communities of Charlottetown and Summerside. The CAB is made up of non-profit and public sector agencies.

The CAB received federal funding to conduct a point in time count within a defined period of time in the communities of...

RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

Key Findings

„„Lower vacancy rates for Charottetown and Summerside contributed to an overall decline in the provincial vacancy rate.

„„Immigration is the key driver of rental demand throughout the province.

„„Townhouses are a popular purpose-built rental unit in Summerside. 

ORGANIZATION: Canada Without Poverty
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Although the direct cost of poverty for the Government of Prince Edward Island (PEI) has been calculated at almost $100 million per year (with additional indirect costs of $220 million),1 the government has not made additional commitments to ending poverty in the province since the expiry of its poverty plan in 2015. The previous poverty plan, entitled Social Action Plan to Reduce Poverty, was created in response to a commitment in the...

ORGANIZATION: PEI Community Advisory Board on Homelessness
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

The fourth PEI Report on Homelessness is published by the PEI Community Advisory Board on Homelessness, an interagency board representing non-profit and public sector agencies that work with homeless populations and those at risk of becoming homeless. A complete list of organizations represented is included on page 8.

Through the publication of this report, the Board wishes to increase awareness and action about issues surrounding...

ORGANIZATION: The City of Windsor
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

As part of its commitment to the National Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness’ 20,000 Homes Campaign and its local goal to end homelessness, the City of Windsor in partnership with the Homeless Coalition of Windsor Essex County, coordinated the first local Point in Time and Registry Week initiative on April 19 and 20, 2016. During this community event, more than 240 trained com- munity volunteers were deployed throughout the city and county...

ORGANIZATION: MUNICIPALITY OF CHATHAM-KENT HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES ONTARIO WORKS
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2011

BACKGROUND

Since January 2007, the Ontario Works caseload has increased by 45% from 2401 cases to 3466 cases in May, 2011. For several months the caseload remained stable but it has now started to slowly increase again.

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has projected the average caseload for October 2010 – September 2011 to be 3499 and predicted that it will continue to rise to 3597 for the same time period in...

ORGANIZATION: Regional Municipality of Waterloo
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2015

Background and Purpose

This report provides final results and a progress update on the Waterloo Region 20,000 Homes Campaign Registry Week Pilot. Waterloo Region was the first community in Canada to pilot a 20,000 Homes Registry Week. This report shares the overall success of the pilot, and identifies how the information has supported the community to move closer to its goal of ending homelessness.

20,000 Homes Campaign and...

ORGANIZATION: Toronto Foundation
RESOURCE TYPE: Report Card
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Ten issue areas and hundreds of data points over 15 years. That’s what Toronto Foundation has tracked since the 2001 launch of Toronto’s Vital Signs.

Vital Signs – our report on the quality of life in Toronto – has been a welcome and necessary addition to this city and is read by a million people each year. The report also spurred a global movement: Vital Signs has been replicated in more than 80 communities worldwide.

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ORGANIZATION: Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board
RESOURCE TYPE: Report
PUBLICATION DATE: 2017

The Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB recognizes the ongoing economic challenges that have developed in the past years. Our catchment area is one that relies heavily on resource based industries. Those have been affected greatly with the global economy. As a result, we see job losses, work shortages and downsizing. The Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB has noticed a steady caseload as clients apply for assistance for a variety of reasons and as well the equal...

RESOURCE TYPE: Homeless Count
PUBLICATION DATE: 2016

Sudbury Report on Homelessness

In January 2015, a homelessness count was conducted in Greater Sudbury.

440 people surveyed stated they were absolutely homeless, and another 979 declared they were at risk of homelessness.

 

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...

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