Social Planning Council of Kingston
A not-for-profit organisation & registered charity
Submission to the National Housing Council: Impacts of Financialization on Local Housing Markets & Housing Affordability
Read it here: An Assessment of Ontario Public Opinion Regarding Bill 23 (the More Homes Built Faster Act) and Related Measures Affecting the Greenbelt and Affordable Housing
April 22, 2023 - Peer Legal Advocacy Workshop
Kingston tenants came to our FREE workshop on eviction prevention, April 22, 2-4 PM at Kingston Frontenac Public Library. The Peer Legal Advocacy Workshop (facilitated by Dylyn and Aimee) walked tenants through common types of evictions and how to prevent them, navigating the Landlord Tenant Board, accessing Kingston-specific resources, and how to advocate for your rights and others.
May 10, 2023 - Tenant Community Meeting
Kingston tenants and advocates joined the SPCK&D for food, drinks, and discussion at Extend-A-Family (361 Montreal St.) on May 10 6:00-8:00P. Tenants shared experiences and knowledge, developed collective strategies for preventing displacement, and explored ways to support each other through difficult times.
SPCK&D Community Newsletter Issue 2 - May 6, 2022
To better inform the community of recent social planning matters, the SPCK&D has launched a monthly newsletter with links to articles and upcoming SPCK&D events. Please find the most recent monthly newsletter provided below.
For those who missed our April 21st, 2022 Webinar "Housing Alternatives for Seniors: Aging in Community", check out the following presentation slides!
Reforming Support for Elders and People with Disabilities as they Age presented by Peter Clutterbuck and Doug Cartan from Seniors For Social Action (SSAO)
Fostering Healthy Aging in Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities: A Mixed Methods Exploratory Study presented by representatives of OASIS
Please also find attached The Periodic Table of Housing Models for Aging Canadians report by SE Health & SE Futures Group.
Interested in learning more about Kingston's Third Sector Housing? Consider reading the following SPCK&D Report from October 2021
For those who missed our June 1st, 2021 Webinar "Are Tiny Homes a Solution For Affordable Housing", check out the following presentation slides!
Tiny Homes For Affordable Housing presented by Patricia Streich
Tiny Home Villages: A Solution to Homelessness? presented by Kevin Beauchamp
The Poverty Challenge Kingston Newsletter