OAEH develops position statements in social policy areas that reflect government priorities to be used as communication tools for advocacy purposes to increase knowledge and raise awareness about homelessness among decision makers.
Information in position statements, such as recommended actions, serve to support the prevention and elimination of homelessness in Ontario.
July 14, 2020 – As we continue to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for a potential second-wave, the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness urges a strong prevention and housing-focused response at the center of our public health and economic recovery strategies.
May 2, 2018 – The Government of Ontario is considering a more restrictive definition of ‘disability’, potentially restricting those that would gain access to ODSP. The Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness does not support this policy change.
February 20, 2019 – The Government of Ontario is considering reducing the wait time between a Board decision and an eviction order from 11 to 6 days. The Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness does not support this policy change.