Housing Issues

Learn more about what we’re working on.

ESPC works with our many partners including the Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness to advocate for individuals and families living in low income including addressing rental housing subsidy rates and the long waitlist for affordable housing.

Not Just A Roof Over Our Heads

Exploring the state of rental housing in Edmonton one Year later.   Executive Summary The Edmonton Social Planning Council (ESPC) conducted a survey of renters in the Edmonton area from April 16 to May 31, 2008. The survey was created as a follow up to the Renters’...

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Street Outreach Team: Two Years in Review

Boyle Street Community Services Street Outreach Team has been operating for over two years now reaching out to homeless individuals in 6 high needs areas of the city. ESPC has been a supporter from the beginning, sitting on the advisory committee and on one occasion...

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2013 MHCHS Progress Report

Title:Starting at Home in Medicine Hat- Our 5 Year Plan to End Homelessness: year 3 progress report. Corporate Author: Medicine Hat Community Housing Society Subject:Housing - affordable, social housing|split|Housing - temporary, emergency, homelessness...

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2013 Homelessness Urban Aboriginal People

Title:Homelessness, urban aboriginal people, and the need for a national enumeration Author(s):Belanger, Yale D.|split|Awosoga, Olu|split|Weasel Head, Gabrielle Citation:aboriginal policy studies, Vol. 2, No. 2 Subject:Indigenous peoples - inner city|split|Indigenous...

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