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October 22, 2021
Inaugural KickStart season-end tournament gives kids a chance to compete and re-connect with peers

45 children from six TCHC communities participated in KickStart’s inaugural soccer tournament on October 16, 2021.

October 21, 2021
Community transforms Mornelle Court stairwell into vibrant art experience

Young people living in TCHC’s Mornelle Court community have transformed an outdoor staircase into a vibrant art experience.

October 13, 2021
“Thank God for people who are knocking and calling in”: How Seniors Connect is supporting TCHC’s elder tenants during the pandemic

Seniors Connect is simply about “connecting” via regular, consistent conversations with a trusted and familiar voice.

October 07, 2021
TCHC has a new fraud hotline service provider

As part of our commitment to providing value for money through competitive procurement of goods and services, Toronto Community Housing has chosen a new fraud hotline provider that will help maintain transparency and enhance our reporting service. During the process of transitioning to the new provider, there will be a temporary disruption with the fraud hotline service.

October 06, 2021
TCHC thanks Spin Master for donating 1,000 toys to children this summer, adding a little bit of fun to a difficult time

Spin Master’s support of families during the pandemic included a donation of 1,000 toys this summer which were distributed by TCHC teams

October 05, 2021
TCHC appoints Evelyn Amponsah as Director, Centre for the Advancement of the Interests of Black People

Toronto Community Housing Corporation appoints new Director for Centre for Advancing the Interests of Black People, tasked with confronting anti-Black racism.

October 01, 2021
TCHC welcomes Coinamatic as our new laundry service provider

Coinamatic has been selected as TCHC’s new laundry service provider, effective October 1, 2021. The transition will begin immediately and be completed by February 2022.

September 21, 2021
TCHC computer network upgrade scheduled for September 25

A planned upgrade to Toronto Community Housing’s computer network will take place on Saturday, September 25 starting at 12 p.m. for 24 hours.

September 19, 2021
Statement by Toronto Community Housing

Toronto Community Housing has issued this statement concerning the homicide in Regent Park last night.

September 08, 2021
Statement by Toronto Community Housing

Toronto Community Housing has issued this statement concerning the homicide at 18 Driftwood Ave. last night.

August 27, 2021
TCHC and the 2021 Federal Election

TCHC's Elections Policy provides direction to employees, board members and tenants on how TCHC resources can and cannot be used during elections.

August 26, 2021
TCHC distributes $35,000 in donated food and restaurant gift cards to food insecure households

TCHC distributes $35,000 in donated food and restaurant gift cards to food insecure households

August 23, 2021
Toronto Community Housing tenants amongst thousands in Toronto who continue to benefit from generous support of Humane Society International/Canada and Friends of HSI to care for their animal companions during the pandemic

Tenants could access free pet food during the pandemic thanks to Humane Society International/Canada and Friends of HSI.

August 20, 2021
Toronto Community Housing response to the City of Toronto’s decision to require vaccination of all its employees

TCHC commends the City of Toronto for their leadership and will follow the city’s direction requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all our employees by October 30, 2021.

August 20, 2021
Tentative Agreement for TCHC and CUPE Local 79

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) and CUPE Local 79 are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement.

August 18, 2021
New expanded partnership between The Atmospheric Fund and Toronto Community Housing will accelerate energy retrofits and carbon reduction

Toronto Atmospheric Fund and TCHC work together to reduce energy use in TCHC buildings.

August 17, 2021
Toronto’s Alexandra Park Community Revitalization Wins Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence

Alexandra Park Revitalization awarded ULI Global Awards for Excellence: TCHC, Tridel and design firms jointly win prestigious award

August 13, 2021
Update on the TCHC–CUPE Local 79 negotiations: TCHC requests mediation

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has issued the following statement about the negotiations with CUPE Local 79 on a new collective agreement

August 12, 2021
Letter to tenants from new TCHC President and CEO Jag Sharma

Jag Sharma joined TCHC on August 3 and wrote a letter to tenants. The letter can be read here along with translations into 17 different languages.

August 04, 2021
12 Extraordinary Developments Selected as Winners of the Urban Land Institute’s Americas Awards for Excellence

Alexandra Park Revitalization awarded ULI Americas Award for Excellence: TCHC, developer partner Tridel and four design firms will share the prestigious award.

August 02, 2021
Statement by Toronto Community Housing: 245 Dunn Ave. fire

We are saddened by the loss of life as a result of the fire. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of the deceased, and the entire 245 Dunn Ave. community.

August 01, 2021
TCHC computer network upgrade completed

The planned upgrade to Toronto Community Housing’s computer network has been completed and full service has been restored.

July 30, 2021
News release: Be.Build.Brand. Entrepreneurship Program 2021 winners earn cash awards from Scotiabank and a major boost for their start-up

See the list of 2021 winners for TCHC’s Be.Build.Brand. business pitch contest.

July 30, 2021
Backgrounder: TCHC’s Be.Build.Brand. July 2021 Finalist and Winner bios

Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) is pleased to congratulate the three new entrepreneurs who have won its 5th annual Be.Build.Brand. (B3) business start-up contest, earning cash prizes from sponsor Scotiabank.

July 29, 2021
TCHC statement about CUPE Local 79 negotiations

Toronto Community Housing has issued the following statement about the negotiations on a new collective agreement with CUPE Local 79.

July 26, 2021
News release: TELUS and Samsung donate laptops to Toronto Community Housing’s Art Expressions Program

The donation was arranged by the City’s Strategic Partnerships Division and will be provided to participants in an art expressions program for youth—a joint partnership between TCHC and U of T’s Hart House while other laptops will go to TCHC high school students who have been studying virtually.

June 25, 2021
News release: City of Toronto to transfer TCHC’s single-family housing to non-profit housing sector

City of Toronto to transfer TCHC’s single-family housing to non-profit housing sector

June 25, 2021
News release: Rogers awards more than 375 Ted Rogers Scholarships to the Class of 2021

Investing in Canada’s next generation of leaders and changemakers: Rogers awards more than 375 Ted Rogers Scholarships to the Class of 2021

June 23, 2021
News release: TCHC appoints Jag Sharma as President and CEO

Jag Sharma will be Toronto Community Housing’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.

June 17, 2021
News release: TCHC extends pause on the enforcement of evictions for arrears

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has extended its pause on enforcing evictions for unpaid rent (arrears).

May 21, 2021
Bike To Work Day: Meet the Community Safety Unit’s (CSU) bike patrollers

To mark National Bike to Work Day, we spoke with Special Constables Dominic Khan and Giovanni Kinney.

May 21, 2021
News Release: Leslie Nymark community to collaborate with grafitti artist Jessey (Phade) Pacho this summer on large-scale community art project

TCHC, Tridel and STEPS Public Art commission major artwork from graffiti artist Jessey (Phade) Pacho in Leslie Nymark community.

May 14, 2021
News release: TCHC’s Gordonridge multi-sport court wins national design award

The design for the multi-sport court in our Gordonridge community in Scarborough has garnered a prestigious Award of Excellence from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects for the project’s lead architect, ERA Architects.

May 14, 2021
Backgrounder: TCHC’s Gordonridge multi-sport court wins national design award

ERA Architects, lead architect for TCHC's Gordonridge Community Multi-Sport Court in Scarborough, has won the CSLA's Award of Excellence for Landscape Design.

May 11, 2021
New laptops through Tech for Success program a welcome boost for TCHC families juggling virtual schoolwork

Yardi Canada Ltd. has funded new laptops for 20 TCHC families to help students with virtual schooling

May 11, 2021
TCHC Community Safety Unit: Our approach to safety

Did you know: Our Community Safety Unit (CSU) work to keep TCHC communities safe goes beyond enforcement and the use of patrols, special constables and third-party security.

May 10, 2021
Toronto Community Housing releases 2020 Gratitude Report

This year our report is "digital-first", featuring dynamic, visually-focused and engaging content.

May 06, 2021
Volunteer Investment Advisory Committee position available

TCHC is looking for an individual to join the Investment Advisory Committee, a sub-committee of the Building and Investment Committee, which in turn is a committee of the Board of Directors.

May 04, 2021
MABELLEpantry food market supports neighbourhood

Weekly, open-air, free food market serves over 400 households in Mabelle Avenue community.

April 21, 2021
TCHC, the City of Toronto and LEAF celebrate Earth Week by offering free trees and shrubs to tenants

TCHC, City of Toronto and LEAF team up to offer free trees and shrubs for tenants to plant in communities.

March 10, 2021
COVID-19 vaccine: Provincial pharmacy pilot for adults aged 60-64

Eligible Toronto residents can now book appointments with selected pharmacies to receive the vaccine through the Ontario Pharmacy Pilot Program.

February 26, 2021
News release: TCHC Board of Directors approves strategy for confronting anti-Black racism

TCHC has committed to implementing a strategy and eight-point plan for confronting anti-Black racism, proactively dismantling policies, systems and procedures that reinforce anti-Black racism, and advancing the interests of Black staff and tenants.

February 26, 2021
News release: TCHC Board appoints Sheila Penny to serve as Acting CEO while the search continues for a permanent CEO

The Board of Directors approved the appointment of Sheila Penny to serve as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) immediately following the retirement of current chief executive Kevin Marshman on March 31, 2021.

January 22, 2021
TCHC and City of Toronto work together to bring mobile COVID-19 testing clinics to tenants

Toronto Community Housing is working with the City of Toronto, healthcare providers and local agencies to bring mobile testing clinics to our communities.

January 14, 2021
Milestone in Tenant Engagement refresh: phase one leadership selection is completed

Milestone achieved: 57 communities selected tenant leaders in November

January 06, 2021
TCHC recognized by R-PATH for its support of tenants living with physical disabilities

R-PATH recognizes TCHC for commitment to improve quality of life for tenants living with physical disabilities, investing in accessibility upgrades.

January 06, 2021
Toronto Community Housing, the DeRo Foundation and Soccer World partnered to donate winter coats to Scarborough families

Toronto Community Housing, the DeRo Foundation and Soccer World partnered to donate winter coats to Scarborough families