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Spring Ontario Region Newsbriefs now available

MAY 24  Check out the latest Ontario news in the new edition of the Ontario Region NewsBriefs. Catch up on the news across Canada in the National NewsBriefs as well.    More…

Ontario tables new legislation: Promoting Affordable Housing Act, 2016

MAY 18  Today at Queen's Park, the Government of Ontario introduced its Promoting Affordable Housing Act. The Act, amongst other things, would provide municipalities with an inclusionary zoning tool to help build more affordable housing.    More…

Time for co‑op teens to apply for free CYL camp!

APR 21  Any 14-18 year olds living in your housing co‑op? Then you know someone who should apply! They have fun, learn co‑operative leadership skills and it's free!    More…

CHF Canada welcomes inclusionary zoning in Ontario's updated Affordable Housing Strategy

MAR 13  The long-awaited Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy (LTAHS) Update was announced today. Ontario Region staff invited to the event were present. Key among the announcements was a promise to propose legislation for inclusionary zoning that would enable municipalities to mandate the inclusion of affordable housing in new residential development, if they so choose.    More…

CHF Canada's Ontario Region responds to release of Ontario Budget

FEB 24  In a statement just released to media, the Ontario Region stated they were pleased the Province is committing to $178 million dollars over the next three years for affordable housing and homelessness programs.    More…

CHF Canada at important announcement of Ontario $92 million investment in retrofitting social housing

FEB 12  Today, CHF Canada supported the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change as they announced Ontario is investing $92 million to retrofit social housing and to create jobs.    More…

Ontario Region presents pre-budget submission at Queen's Park

FEB 3  On February 1st, Ontario Council President David Waters and Ontario Region Government Relations Manager Simone Swail came before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The submission Time for real progress on affordable housing offered five concrete steps the Ontario Government could take to alleviate the affordable housing crisis.    More…

Other recent news

MAR 10  Long-term service awards for staff
JAN 29  Report to Ontario Region members on the results of the Co-op Act Consultation
JAN 26  CHF Canada supports recommendations of TCHC Task Force

2020 Vision : the way ahead

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Housing Services Act (HSA)

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