Ontario released its 2020 Budget on November 5, which remains focused on emergency COVID-19 responses. Read on for a summary of ONPHA’s full analysis of the 2020 Budget, including the top five takeaways for community housing and opportunities for next steps.Read More
As the global community continues to reel from the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario’s provincial government laid out a reduced budget on March 25, 2020. These measures are just “phase one” of the province’s fiscal actions, Premier Ford told journalists earlier in the week.
Read on to find out how community housing providers will be impacted.
On March 22, the Trudeau Liberal government tabled their second budget called Building a Strong Middle Class. Public reaction to the 2017 Budget has been mixed, however ONPHA sees the budget as setting an important financial stage for housing, albeit over a long term.Read More
The recently announced update to the Province’s Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy and the 2016 federal budget brought these moments to mind. In both instances, senior levels of government affirmed a welcome commitment to the creation of affordable rental housing, and other promises that gave us hope for the future.Read More
In its 2016 budget, the Province continues to focus on two of the priorities from last year’s plan: jobs and the economy. While the budget includes a number of promising commitments, it does not do enough to alleviate the province’s affordable housing crisis or to ensure access to support services for vulnerable tenants.Read More