A student housing co-op in Canada has broken ground in Montreal. The Woodnote Cooperative boasts an innovative...
Forced Out: Evictions, Race, and Poverty in Toronto
The study by the Wellesley Institute highlights the stark disparities in eviction filings across Toronto prior to COVID-19. Eviction filing rates were twice as high in neighbourhoods where more low-income renters live. Independent of this association, we also find that Toronto has a racialized eviction problem. Black Torontonians may be at increased risk of eviction.
One in Four Racialized Tenants in Toronto Neighborhoods Risk Eviction
This study highlights the stark disparities in eviction filings across Toronto. Eviction filing rates were twice as high in low-income neighbourhoods. Toronto has a racialized eviction problem—and this even when controlling for things like poverty. There is a clear linear line suggesting racial discrimination—individual, subconscious and conscious, anti-black racism—but also systemic racism.
Stella’s Circle: Increasing Housing Units for Marginalized Population Groups
The Centre is pleased to support our first transformational project in Newfoundland. Stella’s Circle is named in honour of Dr. Stella Burry, a pioneering Social Worker and United Church Deaconess.
LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness
Homelessness continues to disadvantage some groups more than others. The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness presents...
The hidden reality of Rural Homelessness- Step-By-Step Guide to Estimating Rural Homelessness
The second edition of Alberta Rural Development Network’s (ARDN) Step-by-Step Guide to Estimating Rural Homelessness is a tool designed to reveal the hidden realities about housing needs and homelessness. The methodology aims to unravel the complex dimensions between homelessness and housing instability specific to rural areas.
The Centre’s Presence at Poverty Pandemic Roundtable
The Centre at an anti-poverty roundtable discussion.
COVID-19 and Vulnerable SRO Tenants: a Silver Lining
The gradual loss of affordable SRO (single room occupancy) units has contributed to the inability of the City and...
Community Housing for Quebec Seniors
In Quebec, and across the country, the aging of the population will dramatically impact all sectors of society over...