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Housing Policy Forum Series: TCHC Reform & Tenants First Forum (Toronto)
Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 03:00pm - 05:00pm
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Invite you to join in a series of discussions on current housing policy issues

Please join us for a discussion on TCHC Reform & Tenants First 

The Tenants First report is being developed as we speak and will be before Council by this summer. The report addresses a variety of issues already identified including state of good repair, concentration of poverty, engagement of tenants and tenant support systems. What does the current knowledge base in the affordable housing sector tell us about how to address those issues effectively?


Introductions 3:00-3:10 

The Panel Discussion: 3:10-3:50

Joeita Gupta, Federation of Metro Tenants' Associations

What are the characteristics of responsible landlords, what pattern approaches, policies and commitments are correlated with positive tenant outcomes?

Maureen Fair, West Neighbourhood House

Residents of low-cost housing often rely on services to support them with the causes and consequences of living on low-incomes. What approaches to the provision of those services shows the best outcomes? What relationship between housing and service provision works best?

John Smith, Social Development, Finance & Administration

How does the city’s emerging approach to service partnership in NIAs affect support for TCHC? What are the implications for TCHC reform?

Doug Rollins, Shelter, Support & Housing Administration

Creating great affordable housing isn’t free. What cost considerations should be built into any analysis of public housing reform?

Ingrid White Palmer, Tenants First Lived Experience Panel

What do tenants see as the hallmark of a good landlord? What assets can TCHC build on and what fundamental changes does it need to make to fill that role?

Q&A: 3:50-4:00

Roundtable Discussions: 4:00-4:45

Summaries and Feedback: 4:45-5:00

May 23, 2017 at 3pm - 5pm
Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto
246 Bloor St W
Room 720
Toronto, ON M5S 1V4
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