Bright Spot: Simcoe County Reaffirms Quality By-Name Data in HIFIS 
June 28, 2024 - 2:45 pm / News

In March 2024, the County of Simcoe reaffirmed their commitment to improving their homelessness response system and helping improve responsiveness to homelessness in their community by reconfirming the Quality By-Name Data (QBND) in the Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS). This reset provided a more accurate representation of homelessness … More

Homelessness effectively illegal in America, Supreme Court declares. Canada is on the same path.
June 28, 2024 - 12:57 pm / News

With the rise of municipal by-laws targeting people experiencing homelessness, Canada could be next. In the wake of today’s City of Grants Pass v. Johnson decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, which upholds the City’s ban on sleeping outside—essentially rendering homelessness illegal—the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is issuing a … More

“Homelessness is a housing problem”: CAEH addresses HUMA Committee
June 12, 2024 - 12:07 pm / News

The House of Commons Committee on Human Resources, Skills, Social Development, and Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) has undertaken a study to understand how past underinvestment in housing has contributed to the current housing and homelessness crisis. The Committee has heard from witnesses from across the housing sector, including Tim Richter, … More