The Housing First Working Group (HFWG) has revised its Terms of Reference in 2016.  This working group is a natural extension of the Affordable Housing Action Network (AHAN), which existed in Hastings County for more than 10 years.

In addition to continuing the advocacy and information sharing function of the AHAN, the HFWG will promote the concept of Housing First within the community and at all levels of government.  Prince Edward-Lennox & Addington and Hastings County have 10 year affordable housing plans that the HFWG will be watching with interest, as they develop.

The HFWG annually updates “Poverty Facts”.  In 2015 this group hosted the “Bread and Butter” federal candidates debate.

We welcome newcomers to our Work Group.

HFWG Terms of Reference

Resources:

Several additional housing related reports and items of interest are available on the Community Advocacy & Legal Centre Housing News page

Poverty Facts 2016

Prince Edward – Lennox & Addington Long Term Housing & Homelessness Plan 

Prince Edward County Strategic Action Plan for Affordable Housing

Hastings County ten-year plan to address housing and homelessness issues

Let’s Talk Housing – the Federal government’s consultation on a National Housing Strategy

National At Home/Chez Soi Report – Mental Health Commission (April 2014)

Spinning in the Cycle of Homelessness