Above, Toronto Community Housing (TCH) State of Good Repair Needs: TCH has a $751  million capital repair backlog. The $751million breaks down like this as shown above: (+ / - compared to 2011 list)

Above, Toronto Community Housing (TCH) State of Good Repair Needs: TCH has a $751 million capital repair backlog. The $751million breaks down like this as shown above: (+ / - compared to 2011 list)

On April 3, 2012, Councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18 Davenport), Chair of the Toronto’s Affordable Housing Committee, announced the start of housing consultations to investigate innovative solutions and new partnerships to address the repair needs of Toronto Community Housing (TCH) and the future of its single-family homes in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This start-up of housing consultations and review is a response to Toronto City Council’s endorsement of  Toronto’s Housing Working Group to:

  • provide Toronto City Council advice on:
    • a strategy to engage the federal and provincial governments in providing long-term, sustainable funding to meet Toronto’s affordable housing needs.

Henceforth, members of Toronto’s Housing Working Group are:

  • Alan Redway – former Conservative MP and cabinet minister and former Chair of the Daily Bread Food Bank
  • Jim Pimblett -Management Consultant and former Executive Assistant to Prime Minister Paul Martin
  • Bud Purves – Chair, Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board

The consultation process will include:

  • a workshop with private sector and non-profit housing experts, and other organizational stakeholders

Toronto’s Housing Working Group will deliver:

  • its first report to the Affordable Housing Committee on May 28, 2012, and
  • a final report to the Executive Committee on September 10, 2012.

Today, April 16, Toronto’s Housing Working Group will hold an organizational meeting open to the public in Committee Room 4 at Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Please click here for more info and updates on the consultation process and Toronto’s Housing Working Group.

Contact Info

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Media Advisory

April 13, 2012

Toronto’s housing working group to hold organizational meeting

The Housing Working Group led by Councillor Ana Bailão (Ward 18 Davenport) will hold an organizational meeting at City Hall on Monday.

Date: Monday, April 16
Time: 2 to 4 p.m.
Location: Committee Room 4, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The group is investigating innovative solutions and new partnerships to address the repair needs of Toronto Community Housing Corporation and the future of its single-family homes. The meeting is open to the public.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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