The intent of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to award funding to agencies for innovative programs that support housing stabilization for individuals or families exiting homelessness services, such as drop-ins, shelters or street involvement. Programs can be new, recently piloted program(s) or expansion of existing programs.  The aim is to promote housing stability and improved quality of life.

Funding decisions will be based on the information included in the application with consideration of the following priorities:

  • Programs that meet the requirements of clients facing multiple an barriers to housing stabilization
  • Programs that increase access to housing units for clients with complex needs and long-term experiences of homelessness (the goal of this funding is to create 370 new affordable housing units)
  • Programs that address current service system gaps required to meet the housing stabilization needs of people exiting homelessness;

It is anticipated that projects will be funded until March 31, 2020.

Please direct any specific questions regarding the Innovative Housing with Supports Request for Proposals in writing to

This RFP closed on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Home for Good Program

The City of Toronto’s Home for Good (HFG) Program will create housing opportunities with flexible, responsive and individualized supports for people exiting homelessness.  Individuals and families will be supported to achieve and maintain housing stability.  Housing should be affordable, safe, secure and located in a neighbourhood of choice.  The goal is to promote physical and mental health and wellbeing, improved quality of life and increased community connections.  This vision aligns with the City of Toronto’s Housing Stability Service Plan and the Provincial Home for Good Program Guidelines.