Housing and Homelessness Research and Reports
Here you will find major staff reports and current research on homelessness trends and service use.
- Shelter, Support and Housing Administration’s Strategy to Identify New and Replacement Shelter Services in All Parts of Toronto
- 2016-17 Winter Readiness and Update on Shelter Occupancy
- Update on Proposal for Emergency Men’s Shelter at 731 Runnymede Road
- 2016 Funding Allocations for Shelter and Related Services and Update on Interim Shelter Funding Model
- Tenants First – A Way Forward for Toronto Community Housing and Social Housing in Toronto
- 2016 – 2018 Enhanced Federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) Allocations
- Toronto Community Housing Corporation Refinancing through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Prepayment Program
Toronto has a network of almost 2,400 laneways that stretch over 300km throughout some of Toronto’s most desirable, walkable, transit-oriented neighborhoods. Architects, planners and urbanists have long considered laneways an untapped resource for infill housing.
The Laneway Suites report proposes a new vision for laneway housing, which recognizes detached secondary suites, including laneways suites, as non-severable and ancillary to the principal dwelling.
Toronto has submitted its proposals to the federal government’s National Housing Strategy consultation. Taking Action on Housing speaks to the housing crisis in Toronto and across the country that has engulfed so many – from seniors to young professionals to vulnerable persons.
The federal government has released a Summary Report of what it heard during consultations.
The City’s Private Sector Housing Roundtable propose the City pursue a strategy which would “reset” a number of City housing policies and more strongly engage the federal and provincial governments in investing in affordable housing.
Homeownership is a widely-accepted way to build equity and ensure one’s housing quality, yet it is out of reach for many Toronto households. This study examines the impact of federal and provincial investments and the work of the City of Toronto’s Affordable Housing Office, in partnership with non-profit housing providers, to facilitate affordable homeownership, between 2006 and 2011.