Hamilton City Council Emergency and Community Services Committee for August 2016

Council’s EC&S Committee will look at changes to the “Municipal Housing Facilities By-law” to better reflect changes to CityHousing Hamilton financial sources and management and other legislative changes in the past decade – planning for more capital funding for CityHousing in 2017, continuing to operate the Snow Angel Program in-house, and more.
Live video starts at 9:30am

Hamilton City Council Emergency and Community Services for July 2016

Council’s EC&S committee will discuss many important items during their July meeting including the future of Kiwanis Homes and restructuring their housing stock, an update on poverty and employment statistics in priority neighbourhoods, the Hamilton housing allowance program, and more.
Replay Video

Hamilton Council – Emergency & Community Services for June 22, 2015

A presentation from Dundas Living Centre on the Unshippable.ca campaign starts the meeting which will include discussion on affordable housing, the 2014 report on homelessness, and an update on the fiasco of the new provincial social assistance software. Live video starts at 1:30pm Monday. Full Agenda on the City website here:

Hamilton Emergency and Community Services Committee for January 19, 2015

Councillors will debate $757,950 in one-time municipal funding for programs which address and prevent homelessness. This will give Council an opportunity to call on the Provincial and Federal governments to better fund and create a strategy for helping municipalities to deal with poverty. Replay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhEiN_aLjMg