Toronto's essential workers earn between $40,000 to $60,000 but can't afford to live here

November 30, 2020 at 4:11 PM


 

Essential workers are the backbone of our city. They've been especially crucial during an unprecedented time like this where they've gone above and beyond to support our communities. And yet, many can’t comfortably afford to live in Toronto. A recent report from the Toronto Region Board of Trade and WoodGreen Community Services looked at the pressing need for housing affordability for essential workers, along with potential solutions.

We're pleased to say that Options for Homes was highlighted in the report as a leader in providing workforce housing, which is housing that supports the needs of households earning above the traditional social housing program thresholds, but who still struggle to find homes within their budget.

Read the Toronto Star’s coverage here (paywall):

CONNOR DUDGEON PHOTO FOR THE TORONTO REGION BOARD OF TRADE AND WOODGREEN COMMUNITY SERVICES TORONTO STAR

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