Archive: ‘News’ Category

Budget submission to Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board
February 17, 2022 / News

The OAEH made a budget submission to Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board – Government of Ontario:  Attached OAEH submission. Pre-Budget Submission to the … More


OAEH response to changes to the Municipal Service Agreements
February 17, 2022 / News

The OAEH has made a submission in response to changes to the Municipal Service Agreements under the Housing Services Act.


OAEH Co-Chair Kaite Burkholder Harris speaks on the CBC’s Ontario Today about the Affordability Task Force report
February 9, 2022 / News

Analysis and reaction to the recommendations from the Ontario Housing Affordability Task Force, with CBC Provincial Affairs reporter Mike Crawley; UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw, founder of Generation Squeeze; and Kaite Burkholder Harris, Co-chair of the Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness.


Statement regarding the appointment of Ontario’s Housing Affordability Task Force
December 7, 2021 / News

While we welcome the appointment of a Housing Affordability Task Force, the Ontario Alliance to Homelessness (OAEH) is troubled to see a glaring omission of those who understand homelessness, core … More


Report your renoviction
December 1, 2021 / News

Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa launched a Ontario-wide survey on illegal renovictions. They plan to use   the data from this important survey to advocate for better housing policy to … More


Contemplating the Right to Housing on National Housing Day
November 22, 2021 / News

By Kaite Burkholder Harris, Jennifer van Gennip, and Daphna Nussbaum, OAEH co-chairs National Housing Day commemorates the recognition, over twenty years ago, of homelessness as a national disaster. It’s a … More


World Homeless Day Statement
October 4, 2021 / News

October 10th is World Homeless Day, a day that draws attention to people experiencing homelessness and sheds light on factors that contribute to homelessness in our societies, including systemic inequities … More


Myths Versus Facts on Encampments- Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness
August 23, 2021 / News

Myth: People staying in encampments have rejected housing offers. Fact: Many of the housing options offered to people are not permanent forms of housing, but a temporary shelter bed, or … More


Statement re: Toronto Police Response to Homeless Encampments
June 25, 2021 / News

The Ontario Alliance to End Homelessness condemns the actions of the City of Toronto and the Toronto Police Services in ‘clearing’ the encampment at Trinity Bellwoods Park on June 22nd. … More


OP ED – Turnbull, Hale and Harris: Secure housing is the first line of defence against COVID-19
December 16, 2020 / News

It is estimated that 105,000 households in Ontario are at risk of losing their home because they were unable to pay their rent in full during this pandemic crisis. Read … More


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