Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com In April of 2018, Bruce County and Grey County each conducted a homelessness enumeration using a Period Prevalence Count (PPC) methodology in their respective counties. The problem of homelessness is most often associated with urban communities, however, a growing body of research over the past 15 years has shown that … Continue reading Rural Homeless Enumeration 2018

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Defining Adequate Housing

Housing is a basic need and is internationally recognized as a human right. Housing forms the foundation for our homes, neighbourhoods and communities. Housing provides shelter, security, a space in which family life can happen and where children grow up and thrive. Yet, for many people, their housing jeopardizes their health and well-being. The unfit conditions in … Continue reading Defining Adequate Housing

Ontario Election_June 12th_All Candidates Events Listing

Poverty Reduction is a key election issue. Our Ontario government is legislated to develop a poverty reduction strategy every 5 years regardless of which party is in power. So it is important that candidates can speak and act on poverty issues.  Please find below a list of dates and locations for many of our local All-Candidate … Continue reading Ontario Election_June 12th_All Candidates Events Listing

Housing Action Group Minutes_27 February 2014

The Housing Action Group met on 27 February 2014 and focused on developing a plan to address substandard rental housing units throughout the Counties – how to define the type, magnitude and distribution of housing conditions in Grey and Bruce Counties.  The goals of the project will be to 1) improve communication between CBO and … Continue reading Housing Action Group Minutes_27 February 2014

Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County

By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound Monday, November 18, 2013 6:44:12 EST PM The hundreds of people who are on waiting lists for an affordable housing unit in Grey-Bruce are, in most cases, living in crisis mode, say local advocates for low-income residents. Unaffordable rent costs force people to take drastic measures to scrape by, … Continue reading Wait time is three years minimum in Grey County

Cochraine District Social Services Admin seeks housing solution

By Ron Grech, The Daily Press (Timmins) Thursday, August 1, 2013 7:36:28 EDT PM TIMMINS - Iroquois Falls has provided a “perfect example” of how social housing for seniors should be funded. Now, the Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board would like to see this model adopted on a broader scale. The 10 supportive housing units in Iroquois … Continue reading Cochraine District Social Services Admin seeks housing solution