Ontario’s housing crisis is also a health crisis

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Whether we’ve managed to buy our dream home or are simply dreaming of having a home, few things matter to us more than where we live. Our homes can be a large part of our identity. But they’re much more than that. Research demonstrates that decent housing is fundamental to our health.

If home is one of the most important things to both our health and well-being, you would imagine it would be at the top of every political platform. But in Toronto, where we have just completed a provincial campaign, are in the midst of a municipal campaign, and have a federal campaign on the way, housing has not emerged as a campaign theme.

To access more information on how housing is directly linked to our health, click the link HERE to access the full article.

Homelessness Hub’s latest infographic: Social determinants of health: Click HERE.