A House is Not Always a Home: A Needs and Assets Assessment

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This resource presents the results of an on-line survey conducted with members of the Canadian AIDS Society from across Canada. Among its contents are the following:

  • key challenges in finding affordable and suitable housing;
  • an overview of housing programs that are meeting with success, including specific examples;
  • the vital role of advocacy and capacity building in improving stakeholders’ ability to navigate the political systems as they create more flexible and adaptable housing programs;
  • challenges of providing housing needs for specific populations, including people living with HIV/AIDS and people who use drugs;
  • the importance of a national housing strategy in providing housing for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
  • responsibility for housing; and,
  • improvements needed to the housing system.


(by B. Graham)

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Canadian AIDS Society
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Kim Thomas
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Tue, 08/06/2021 - 16:12