Every person has an equal right to accommodation, free from discrimination on the basis of mental illness, another disability, source of income or any other personal characteristic.
HomeComing’s recommendations for the Ontario Planning Policy Statement. Download the report
What happens after social housing moves into the neighbourhood? HomeComing’s latest guide for Ontario supportive and affordable housing providers offers our best advice.
Say a word for inclusive communities.
Legal case seeks declaration that homelessness violates Charter.
ACT (Affordability and Choice Today) has just published Housing In My Backyard: A Municipal Guide for Responding to NIMBY. The guide offers practical advice and case studies from across Canada, including Ontario’s groundbreaking human rights work.
The City has committed itself to a Housing Charter. The City’s new amalgamated zoning by-law is one place to put that commitment into action. Read the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s comments.
The OHRC affirms that “people or groups identified under the Code should not have to ask permission form prospective neighbours before moving into a neighbourhood.”
Columnist Carol Goar reports “barriers are toppling. Attitudes are changing. NIMBYISM appears to have met its match.”
Ontario Human Rights Commission names discriminatory NIMBY as a human rights concern. Get the link to the full report.
Council resoundingly approved funding to convert a vacant banquet hall into 29 supportive housing apartments.
ONPHA releases research on new inclusionary zoning policy.
Congratulations to the St. Clair West Affordable Housing Group in their bid to create 20 affordable apartments in Ward 17.
Congratulations to the Gerstein Centre and the over 30 supporters who attended the Committee of Adjustment hearing. No further action needed at this time.
Congratulations to Jordan’s Village, who won their case at the Ontario Municipal Board on November 24, 2006.
CAMH’s Crosscurrents produces a special edition on housing and homelessness.