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Relevant Housing Related Resources

With so many housing initiatives, resources and published reports addressing housing needs, it can be difficult to track all of them. This section provides links to some of these various reports and documentation in one easy to access location. 

Reports & Documentation

November 2017, Government of Canada: National Housing Strategy 

national housing strategy

October 2017, Government of Ontario: Income Security - A Roadmap for Change


March 2017, Ministry of Municipal Affairs/Ministry of Housing: Ontario Supportive Housing Best Practice Guide


March 2017, Ontario Association of Independent Living Service Providers: Building Community-Based Capacity to Meet Ontario’s Needs

February 2017 , The Greater Toronto Housing Action Lab: Toward a Brighter Future: Opportunities to Reduce Affordable Need and Homelessness in the GTHA

housing action lab

August 2016, Ombudsman Ontario: Nowhere to Turn - Investigation into the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities

Nowhere to turn

Housing Resources

Resources Exist for Networking and Training (RENT)


The RENT website is the hub of communication, programs and resources for housing workers in Toronto and beyond, offering the following benefits:

  1. Training
  2. Online Resource Materials
  3. Online Discussion and Connection
  4. Networking