There are approximately 7,800 people experiencing homelessness in Toronto. To respond to this urgent need, the City of Toronto is building modular housing at the parking lot at 150 Dunn Avenue. This new four-storey modular building will provide homes for approximately 51 people and support their health and well-being.
The new homes will be:
The building will also include shared laundry, a commercial kitchen, a dining area, a communal area, and a programming space.
This project is delivered in partnership with all orders of government, the University Health Network (UHN) Gattuso Centre for Social Medicine and the United Way of Greater Toronto (UWGT). The support services model for this site will be developed by UHN Gattuso Centre for Social Medicine, the City of Toronto and community partners. It will incorporate a range of health and social services to be delivered onsite. Through this partnership with UHN, residents will also be connected to primary care and other health services within the hospital’s Parkdale campus.
Read the project factsheet for more information:
A virtual community engagement session was held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7 p.m. with Councillor Gord Perks and City staff to provide additional information about the proposed project and answer your questions.
Please contact the Community Liaison Office or the Councillor’s Office if you have questions or feedback.
The Community Liaison Office is available to receive community comments and questions throughout the project.
Dates are approximate and subject to change.
What is supportive housing (or housing with support service)
Housing with supports is a combination of deeply affordable housing and on-site supports that enable people to live as independently as possible. Supportive housing can help people stabilize their lives, help them stay housed and positively contribute to communities.
Learn more about supportive housing, including:
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