This report is a review of affordable housing initiatives across Canada with recommendations for future newcomer housing efforts in Hamilton. The results show that there is a significant lack of affordable housing across Canada due to an array of issues. The authors of the report make 3 recommendations to promote future housing initiatives for newcomers, including:
- Apply for federal funding;
- Review municipal zoning and bylaws and policies implemented in other Canadian cities; and
- Connect housing agencies with other community organizations to develop housing wrap-around services.