Looking for deeply affordable and supportive housing is a challenge that many individuals with developmental disabilities face. To address this, several requests have been put forward to all levels of government. These requests aim to improve the availability and affordability of housing for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Federal investments through co-investment fund reflect updated costs as inflation, financing and other market forces add costs particularly for the deeply affordable supportive housing development.
Establish a dedicated pathway for deeply affordable and supportive housing like ICC, that will generate secondary benefits to the community including reduced health costs, and related social and policing supports.
Provincial investment in housing for individuals with developmental disabilities by earmarketing 10% of the National Housing Strategy funding to this critical need, and requiring municipalities to commit accordingly.
Partner with local agencies serving those with developmental disabilities to quickly build more housing.
Establish an equitable assignment of land, funds, and resources for affordable, accessible and supportive housing for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Ensure favorable zoning to allow for more inclusive communities providing affordable, accessible and supportive housing.