Executive Committee removes controversial sale of Toronto Community Housing homes from the January 24th agenda.
MEDIA ADVISORY January 23, 2012
Confusion, uncertainty continue to plague hasty social housing selloff Tenants dismayed at chaotic process driving potential sale of their homes ...
TORONTO - After the close of business today and less than 24 hours
before the meeting commences, the Executive Committee has removed the
controversial sale of Toronto Community Housing homes from the January
Tenants expressed concern at the chaotic process
that seems to be directing the proposed sale of over 700 homes.
Confusion over how many homes would be sold, which homes are actually
available for sale and how affected tenants would be treated have caused
anxiety among social housing residents and concern among many
This evening’s abrupt decision to cancel the
roughly 75 deputations scheduled for tomorrow afternoon have created
further concern that there is no real plan and little clarity about the
proposed sale, despite its significant impact on tenants.
When: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:00a.m.
Who: Tenants For Social Housing Tenants will be available for
* Tenants for Social Housing a tenant-led, volunteer organization that
came together when City Council removed the Toronto Community Housing
Board and replaced it with the one man Board of Case Ootes. We are
concerned about the massive sell-off of social housing in Toronto.