Learn your rights and responsibilities as a social housing tenant; where to connect to services to help you remain in your home, gain access to subsidized or affordable housing, and get help if you are homeless. Also: information for housing service providers partnering with the City.
Street outreach, emergency and transitional shelters; help to find a permanent home.
Reach out before you lose your home. A range of ways to avoid eviction, remain steady in your housing, and connect to opportunity.
The City manages subsidized housing provided by 240 community organizations. Homes for about 265,000 Torontonians, 164,000 in City-owned Toronto Community Housing.
More than 340 community not-for-profit agencies work with the City to help vulnerable Toronto residents find, keep and live in affordable and permanent housing.
On June 16, the GSR project team hosted a Community Open House to share the latest information on the project and collect feedback from the local community.
The City of Toronto, in partnership with the Toronto Alliance to End Homelessness and the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, with host the inaugural Toronto Homelessness Research Symposium to develop Toronto's research agenda to solve homelessness. A call for proposals for presentations is open until July 31 and early registration is available for this free all-day event on October 19. More information can be found here.
On May 6, Toronto City Council gave the go-ahead for a due diligence process that is expected to result in the transfer back to the City of administration of the centralized social housing waiting list. Through Housing Connections (HC), TCHC has been managing the waiting list since 2003. The deal would bring HC staff into a City division. For the time being, it's business as usual for residents looking to get on the list or to update their applications . Read the report.
Mayor John Tory appointed an independent six-person Housing Task Force to take a hard look at how Toronto Community Housing serves the people of Toronto and how it is governed.