You’re invited: help shape Brampton’s Affordable Housing Strategy

BRAMPTON, ON (October 15, 2019) – The City of Brampton is proud to begin developing its first Affordable Housing Strategy, in response to the varying housing needs of our residents.

Safe and adequate housing is essential to physical, economic and social well-being. However, affordable housing continues to be a challenge for residents in Brampton and cities across the Greater Toronto Area.

The City is hosting four public consultation events to collect valuable input from the community. Residents are encouraged to attend to share their views on affordable housing and their housing needs.

Public Open House

Tuesday, October 22, 4:30 – 7:30 pm

Brampton City Hall, Atrium (Main Floor)

2 Wellington Street West

Public Workshop #1

Thursday, October 24, 6 – 8 pm

Springdale Library, Multipurpose Room

10705 Bramalea Road

Public Workshop #2

Tuesday, October 29, 6 – 8 pm

Mount Pleasant Community Centre, Paul Hunt Room B

100 Commuter Drive

Public Workshop #3

Tuesday, November 5, 6 – 8 pm

Knightsbridge Senior Centre Auditorium

1A Knightsbridge Road

About Housing Brampton

While the Region of Peel is the local housing authority that provides affordable rental units, the City is responsible for land use planning. Housing Brampton will focus on increasing the number of affordable rental and ownership units that are created.

The City will work with residents, housing providers, community stakeholders, and all levels of government to develop a “made in Brampton” strategy that responds to the current and future housing needs of Brampton residents.

For more information about the City’s Affordable Housing Strategy, visit our website.

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“With our city’s population expected to grow by 50 per cent over the next 25 years, improving the prosperity of our residents is a key factor in ensuring Brampton is a City of Opportunity. Housing Brampton is a bold step forward to make our city more inclusive, livable and community focused. I encourage everyone in Brampton to come out and make their voices heard.”

Mayor Patrick Brown

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Surjit Singh Flora
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