Caledon Community Collaborative to host virtual community consultation session May 27

This article, from May 11, has details on the next virtual community consultation regarding the future of 60 Caledon Ave, taking place May 27 @ 7PM.

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The Caledon Community Collaborative will be hosting a virtual community consultation on the 60 Caledon Ave. development on May 27th at 7PM.

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Encampments in Ward 8

This article, from May 11, has details on the rise of encampments across Ward 8 and how the Encampment Response Team works with individuals to find them appropriate shelter or housing.

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Encampments have long been hidden from public view, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, encampments have become more publicly visible. This article has information on the City’s response to encampments.

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Planning Committee backs new regulations for secondary housing

This article from April 22 has information on new regulations for sceondary dwellings across the city.

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Councillors on the Planning Committee have backed the introduction of new regulations aimed to reduce red tape for property owners who want to add units in their home or detached dwellings on their land.

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City investing $1 million towards Rent Ready Program

This article, from March 30, has a media release on the City’s $1 million investment towards the Rent Ready Program.

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The City will be investing $1 million towards the rapid repair of out of service social housing units and increase the 2021 Housing Stability Benefit to support those at risk of losing housing due to the impacts of the COVID pandemic.

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Caledon Community Collaborative holds 2nd information session

This article, from March 26, has a recorded video from the Caledon Community Collaborative’s second information session, held March 23.

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The Caledon Community Collaborative held its second information session this past week, with more details and updates on their site plan for the 60 Caledon Ave. property, which is slated to become a mixed-use, family friendly development.

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Caledon Community Collaborative to host first community webinar February 25

This article, from February 23, has details about an upcoming webinar hosted by Caledon Community Collaborative regarding the lands at 60 Caledon Ave.

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The Caledon Community Collaborative, the collaboration between Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and Victoria Park Community Homes, are holding their first webinar about the 60 Caledon Ave. lands on February 25th at noon.

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Hamilton City Council Approves 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget

This article, from December 21, has information about the 2021 Capital Budget.

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City Council has approved the 2021 Tax Supported Capital Budget. Council’s approval supports an overall 2021 capital budget of $484.4M. The increase in capital funding from property taxes equates to an increase in the operating budget of 0.4 per cent or $3.6M, an increase of $13 per year on an average household.

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Former Mountain Secondary School to Become Mixed-Income Housing

This article contains details about the sale of 60 Caledon Ave., which will become affordable mixed income housing.

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60 Caledon Avenue, the former home of Mountain Secondary School, will soon become the site of a new mixed income housing community after the City closed a real estate transaction with Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes and Victoria Park Community Homes, who have come together to form a limited partnership called Caledon Community Collaborative for this project.

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Coalition aiming to build 3,000 affordable housing units

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An important story that has fallen under the radar in late summer is the news of a coalition of Hamilton non-profit housing providers has received the support of city councillors in its mission to build 3,000 affordable units in the city over the next three years.

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