On May 5th, I will be on the build site for this year's Women Build event. It is an honour to be a part of an organization that fosters and supports growth of women in the industry as well as supporting the communinity achieve safe and reliable housing.
Housing rights are human rights, and everyone deserves a safe, decent, and affordable place to live.
Every day, more and more families in the GTA find themselves in a struggle to keep a decent roof over their heads.
Approx. 18% of renters in the GTA are living in overcrowded households.
Approx. 43% of renters in the GTA are spending more than 30% of their pre-tax income on their housing, generally considered living in unaffordable situations.
Approx. 22% of renters in the GTA are spending more than 50% of their pre-tax income on housing, and are forgoing necessities such as food, clothing, and furniture.
Approx. 30% of Habitat for Humanity GTA homeowners are single mother families.
Your sponsorship and your support is greatly appreciated!