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Renovating and Repairing Your Home

September 19, 2022|

The Capital Assets & Infrastructure (CAI) division is our dedicated team that focuses on ensuring the building elements of our properties are healthy and sound, with the goal of strategically planning, developing, and preserving our homes into the future. In 2021, our Capital Assets & Infrastructure (CAI) team managed numerous projects across our 50+ properties. To say we have [Read More]

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Caledon Community Collaborative

June 28, 2022|

An Innovative Approach In 2021 we joined forces with Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and created Caledon Community Collaborative. The focus on the partnership is a unique and innovative approach in developing new affordable housing and community at 60 Caledon Avenue in Hamilton. A formal partnership of this kind between multiple non-profit organizations is a new model in Hamilton. The plan is to develop an [Read More]

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Everyone in the Village Knows Patti Thomas

October 14, 2021|

This article is part of our 2020 Annual Report After three decades placing residents into Victoria Park ʻs homes, everyone knows Patti. “The tenants know me, because I put around 95% of the people who live here now into The Village,” says Patti Thomas, our Senior Rental Coordinator. The Village, formerly called Queenʼs Terrace, is VPCHʼs high rise apartment building in downtown Hamilton housing [Read More]

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Growing Up with Victoria Park – Charlene Thornhill

August 24, 2021|

This article is part of our 2020 Annual Report “Social housing was very new to me, and I didn’t know anything about it.” Our Chief Operating Officer Charlene Thornhill recalls her first day working at Victoria Park Community Homes. “Did you know that Patti and I started in the same year in 1990?” Charlene asked, referring to Patti Thomas, who started at the company in the [Read More]

What’s Tweeting?

The Housing Professionals Mentorship Program gives you the chance to learn directly from Indigenous housing experts about how housing relates to Indigenous self-determination and Reconciliation. Learn more about HPMP and apply: https://bit.ly/3FKF2xp

Did you know the Government of Canada is proposing a one-time payment to help low-income renters? Here’s what you need to know to be ready to apply: http://ow.ly/mtRu50LmJlO #CdnTax

Mayoral candidates discussing affordable housing tonight in a debate organized by the Hamilton is Home coalition. #HamOnt #yhmvote

Six Nations Polytechnic, in partnership with the City, is pleased to offer Brantford residents, ages 15+, a free 4-week Introduction to Cayuga Language class as part of the Celebrate Fall Series.
The Introduction to Cayuga Language class take place on Saturdays from 10am to 1/2

Development approvals, developers & affordable housing...a thread...🧵

A lot of the discussion on housing affordability has been focused on approvals "cutting red tape" and the need to get more residential units approved faster.

But this is only one half of the story...