October 22, 2022
The affordable housing crisis continues and individuals and families are being seriously impacted. LAMP and its partners LAHAAG (The Lakeshore affordable Housing Advocacy and Action Group). SEHA (South Etobicoke Housing Affordability), The South Etobicoke CBA (Community Benefits Agreements) and many more local organizations like South Etobicoke Community Legal Services, the Daily Bread Food Bank, and many more organizations are putting affordable housing front and centre as the issue that is creating poverty and poor health, an epidemic. Here are a few upcoming workshops to help people who are struggling. Zoom!
Are you finding it hard to pay the rent? Worried that at some point you will have to move but where to that’s affordable? Back by popular demand LAMP is offering another workshop on how to get onto the Toronto list for rent geared to income affordable housing. If you are renting in the private rental market you have no security from rent increases that can be achieved through above average rent guidelines, rennovations etc. Join us for this informative workshop to help people get secure, rent geared to income housing. Also will talk about housing benefits.#affordablehousing #strugglingtopaythebills #onepaychequeawayfromhomelessness
LAHAAG will be hosting a tenants rights workshop on Wednesday, July 20 sat 7 pm in person at LAMP ! Who do you turn to if you are facing eviction? What do you do if your landlord increases your rent? How do you address repair issues needed in your unit? Meet your neighbours and enjoy light refreshments while calling for action on affordable housing ; rental issues in our community need to be immediately addressed. Register at LAHAAG.eventbrite.ca! For more information, contact email@example.com or 647-797-8239.
The Etobicoke Lakeshore all candidates meeting organized by the Daily Bread Food Bank and LAMP hosted almost 200 hundred people online and some keen in person residents as well. It was very informative on issues like affordable housing, healthcare and social justice issues. In case you missed it, you can still hear the candidates from the live stream. Thanks to https://www.dailybread.ca/ank for their technical and event support. Live in person at Daily Bread’s amazing space, and via Youtube http://youtu.be/aUzejgiBQQU
Interested in affordable housing and what the Ontario parties can do for you? The Lakeshore Affordable Housing Advocacy and Action Group is hosting its project launch HARP this wednesday IN PERSON at LAMP. And they have invited the Etobicoke Lakeshore candidates to speak to the issue. A BBQ and a meet and greet! Come on down on Wednesday May 25, @ 4:30pm – 7 pm on the lawn at LAMP to enjoy hotdogs, and burgers with your neighbours! Play your part to move the decision makers into action around affordable housing. We look forward to seeing you! To register RSVP links (eventbrite and Facebook) https://lahaagprojectlaunch.eventbrite.ca
Renters in privately owned market buildings are feeling vulnerable to steep rent hikes these days. Already hundreds of rental apartments have been rennovated and the rent has gone up dramatically. Learn about tenants rights, eviction prevention and landlord obligations. LAMP and LAHAAG are offering a new Affordable Housing workshop series on tenants rights, eviction prevention and how to get subsidized housing and other supports and ideas to battle the affordable housing crisis in Toronto. One of the important workshops we are offering on Subsidized Housing in Toronto is coming up Tuesday April 12 at 7 pm . Information shared will include how to get on the list and stay on the list, and portable subsidies. Other interesting workshops coming up: Land trusts a new way to get affordable housing built in your community and another one on new forms of co op housing. Join us and help us to grow the affordable housing movement in South Etobicoke #renters #housingcrisis #affordablehousing #EtobicokeLakeshore #tenants
The Lack of Affordable Housing is affecting many local families and individuals in our community. Watch our evening round table session above and find out how people are working together to address the affordable housing crisis in South Etobicoke. Roundtable #2