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March 19, 2019
Media Statement: Fire at 607 The East Mall

Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) has activated its emergency response plan to assist tenants affected by a fire at 607 The East Mall. TCHC staff are onsite to support tenants and assist with the response. The fire has affected 19 units, and displaced as many as 80 tenants.

March 19, 2019
Updated Media Statement: Fire at 607 The East Mall

Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) activated its emergency response plan this afternoon to assist tenants affected by a major fire at 607 The East Mall. Toronto Community Housing thanks Toronto Fire Services for their effective response in putting out the fire, and thanks all first responders who attended to assist our tenants.

February 28, 2019
Read the February 2019 issue of insidehousing

In the February 2019 issue of insidehousing, we announced that Board Chair Kevin Marshman will become the next President and CEO, the board of directors approved the 2019 budget and TTC provided free PRESTO cards to tenants. Read these stories and more in our stakeholder newsletter.

February 21, 2019
TCHC Media Statement

At Toronto Community Housing (TCHC), our first priority is the health and well-being of our tenants. In recent months, we have acted swiftly and transparently to review and respond to concerns about the RFP process to award management consulting services to Orchango. In order to fully investigate the matter, we retained the services of Bennett Jones who have subsequently reported to the Board on the work undertaken.

February 07, 2019
2019 budget continues Toronto Community Housing’s focus on improving housing and services

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) Board of Directors has approved a $1.05-billion budget for 2019 that will drive continued improvements to housing and services for its 110,000 tenants.

February 07, 2019
Backgrounder: 2019 TCHC Budget

Toronto Community Housing’s 2019 budget of $1.05-billion will drive continued improvements to housing and services for its 110,000 tenants. The budget was approved by the TCHC Board of Directors on February 5. It includes $422.6 million for capital, $601.2 million for operations and $21.9 million toward a proposed multi-year business transformation project.

February 04, 2019
Be.Build.Brand pitch contestants share their ultimate goals

Eleven ambitious youth from Toronto Community Housing participated in a pitch contest for a chance to win an investment of up to $2,000 for their business ideas. The ideas covered a spectrum of industries and were designed to fill gaps within the current markets.

January 08, 2019
Toronto Community Housing pitch contest for young entrepreneurs puts the spotlight on creative start-ups

Three innovators were chosen as most-likely to succeed in 2019 during the year-end entrepreneurial pitch contest held at George Brown College. The winner of the $2000 grand prize, Ermias Nagatu, co-created Wishplay, a virtual reality concept for children confined to hospital for long periods.

January 08, 2019
Backgrounder: 2018 Be.Build.Brand. Program

Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has developed a 12-week entrepreneurship program for tenants between the ages of 18 and 29. The program, known as Be.Build.Brand. (B3), offers mentorship and capacity-building opportunities to equip young tenants with the hard and soft skills needed to turn their ideas into viable business ventures.