COVID-19 Community Response Halton

COVID-19 Community Response Halton

Many people in our community could not, and cannot, afford to adequately prepare for how COVID-19 is affecting their family. Many do not have support, should they need to self-isolate. Those who already face barriers—things like poverty, homelessness, and social...
Office Closure

Office Closure

Further to the public health advisories regarding COVID-19, we are taking precautions to keep our community healthy. At Community Development Halton, the health and safety of our community partners and staff is our number one priority. Please be aware that the...
Community Lens #165 – Rental Housing – 2019

Community Lens #165 – Rental Housing – 2019

This Community Lens looks at rental housing data for Halton in 2019. Halton’s vacancy rate for private apartments stands at 1.9%, below the 3% vacancy rate generally considered the minimum for a healthy rental market. Halton also has the highest average monthly rent...
Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2019 Update

Calculating a Living Wage for Halton – 2019 Update

This report documents the process and data used in the updating of a living wage for Halton Region for 2019. A living wage of $20.38/hour has been calculated for a Halton family of four (2 parents, one boy aged 7 and one girl aged 3). As with previous living wage...