DSB in talks with Aboriginal Housing over Gore Bay properties

Following an in camera session at the October meeting of the Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board (DSB), a motion was made to allow the DSB to begin negotiations with Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) for the disposition of two of its three Gore Bay properties....

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‘They don’t have a home’: Kenora, Ont., shelter re-sets its focus

A downtown homeless shelter is getting ready to reopen its doors again full-time. After being forced to close in August over community concerns, the homeless service hub has restructured its hours. It now operates as an emergency shelter only – open every evening from 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. – and will for the next three months....

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‘It’s the foundation of life,’ says future homeowner

Aboriginal Housing Services (OAHS) is pleased to announce a partnership with Habitat for Humanity Sault Ste. Marie and Area (HFHSSMA) to assist a local indigenous family achieve homeownership. For future Habitat and OAHS Homeowner Danielle Moore, this opportunity will provide her family with a sense of stability; a sense of belonging and place to call home. ...

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Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative Home Repair Program – Apply Now!

Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Ontario Renovates 2020/2022 Home Repair Program is a forgivable loan program that will assist low to moderate income Indigenous homeowner households to repair their primary and sole residence to bring them to acceptable standards while improving the energy efficiency of the unit. ...

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Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) – Request for Proposal (RFP)

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services is pleased to announce the release of the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Request for Proposal (RFP) – Year 2.   This RFP consists of a Rental Housing Component (Capital Funding) and a Rent Supplement Component. Ontario’s Community Housing Renewal Strategy is a multi-year plan to stabilize and grow Ontario’s community housing sector, with the aim of achieving multiple outcomes and measures of success....

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Bawating Urban Indigenous Hub and housing proposed for Gateway site

Sault Ste. Marie’s Gateway site could be transformed to a Bawating Urban Indigenous Hub. City council will need to give its approval and allow staff to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bawating Urban Indigenous Committee to make the site available for the development, subject to finalizing the terms and conditions of an agreement....

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Province delivers $2.5 million for Indigenous housing in North Bay

The province announced $2.5 million to help build an apartment building for Indigenous people, as well, offer support services like addiction counselling, cultural services and mental health supports. The new housing development will be located across from the North Bay Indigenous Friendship Centre and will include 30 units....

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