Campaign News:

‘Bleak’: Affordable housing agency quietly shuts down

Hank Daniszewski, London Free Press After 34 years of helping Londoners in need find affordable housing, the London Housing Registry (LHR) quietly has shut down. A sign on the closed office at Dundas and Colborne streets refers clients to the city-run Housing Access...

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Update on Ontario provincial election

Following the Ontario election, we have a new Progressive Conservative government as of June 29. CHF Canada’s goal was to make affordable housing a campaign issue and to get the parties to commit to co-op housing support. Ontario’s housing co-ops and the local...

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Rental legislation review rests on election outcome

Emily Mathieu, Toronto Star:   In Toronto, election campaigns are among those rare moments when tenants can wield considerable power. Nearly half of all households in this city rent, meaning tenants constitute a voting bloc that parties ignore at their peril,...

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What the parties’ are promising on affordable housing.

CHF Canada -   Election on June 7:  What the parties’ are promising on affordable housing. With the election only days away, the parties have each shared their plans for Ontario should they form government. While all parties acknowledge that housing is a big issue,...

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OPEN THE DOOR TO CO-OP HOUSING

Many low- and middle-income households in Ontario are feeling the squeeze in the housing market. Co-ops are part of the solution. We need all levels of government to come to the table to fix the affordable housing squeeze.

WE CALL ON ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT TO OPEN THE DOOR TO CO-OP HOUSING.