Over 200,000 Ontario seniors, families and single and married adults are currently on the Housing Wait Lists of our province. Almost half of these applicants are in Toronto.
Providing safe secure affordable housing for these individuals and families with personalized supports will save taxpayers money as the chart to the left (from City of Calgary) highlights.
While developers are creating a few new 'affordable' units with every project and Municipal and Regional governments acquire a few new apartments each year, a major increase in housing stock is needed to meet the current and future demand for those in our neighbourhoods who are most in need.
Creating a legal secondary suite in existing homes will provide every community with more affordable housing stock and strong vibrant neighbourhoods!
Please enjoy this site and discover what others are doing to create cost-effective housing!
Egality is a collective of individuals, groups and organizations with a shared goal to create more affordable housing by informing and inspiring private citizens, faith groups and others to build housing that serves those in need. The investment in these new homes is an investment in everyone's future wellbeing!
Garth Brown started this initiative after decades of creating sustainable dignified housing for homeless and people in need in in Kitchener, Oakville, Burlington and, most recently, Hamilton.
We invite you to study and share this website and become part of a movement like no other!
"We have invested in the stock market, other properties and securities. This is the best investment because it changes lives for generations to come!"
When M arrived in Canada with her husband and three children ages 12, 11, and 8, opportunities appeared unending!
In a perfect world marriages are perfect. But our world is not perfect. P stepped onto Canadian soil several years ago after her marriage.
V’s accomplished skills in construction were ready to be utilized but, without ‘Canadian experience’, V found it hard to get work. He sent out 500 resumes without a job offer as their savings were being used up.
A had an extensive background as a forensic psychiatry in Colombia which had provided professional opportunities in Europe and elsewhere.Encouraged by his wife’s sister who already lived in Canada, A and his wife applied for a working class visa and ... arrived in Canada as Permanent Residents in 2013.
... Leaving the politically turbulent climate of Bolivia at that time was the right thing to do for his family. They knew Canada was a good choice based on feedback from friends and family. They arrived as permanent residents.
Create a legal apartment in or attached to your home!
Generate $100's in monthly income while helping a family or individual in need!
Wait lists beyond the 'official' applicants exist in every agency. Shelters are full.
Create housing customized for those you serve!
"Love you neighbour" in a holistic new way!
Discover how to engage your parishioners, members, congregation, members to create housing for someone in need!
Discover what other jurisdictions are doing to create affordable housing in the communities they serve!
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