Good quality, affordable and right-sized housing fosters good health. Inadequate housing is directly linked to higher rates of illness and death. Addressing issues like the need for new homes, upgrades to existing rundown housing, rent supplements, emergency relief and eviction prevention is important for building healthy communities.
Recent blog posts
- Erosion of Affordable Rental Housing in Toronto: Findings from the 2021 Census
- A new normal for ending homelessness: Collective action towards adequate support
- Housing and health: the two go together
Recent research publications
- Toronto Housing Action Plan: Who Will It Be For?
- “Fighting to Keep Your Home in a Community”: Understanding Evictions through Service Provider and Community Leader Perspectives in North York Communities
- “Can you send someone who speaks my language?” Language barriers among older adults living in Toronto’s social housing