WOMEN AND HOUSING IN CANADA: BARRIERS TO EQUALITY *

 

WOMEN'S HOUSING PROGRAM

CENTRE FOR EQUALITY RIGHTS IN ACCOMMODATION (CERA)

March 2002

* please note this report has been edited for the web and does not contain footnotes, the complete report is contained in the RTF version.

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Table of Contents

  

Introduction  

Chapter 1: Re-Defining and Re-Thinking Homelessness

Chapter 2: Federal Housing Programs

A. Rental Housing

B. Homeownership

C. Homelessness Secretariat

Chapter 3: Aboriginal Women and Housing

Chapter 4: Income Support Programs

A. Income Assistance - CAP and Beyond

B. NCB Supplement

C. Employment Insurance

 Chapter 5: Recommendations

  

Acknowledgments

This report was researched and written by: Maureen Callaghan, Leilani Farha, and Bruce Porter with the assistance of John Fraser, Niamh Harraher, Michelle Mulgrave, and Sherrie Tingley.

CERA would like to thank the many individuals and organizations who supported this project, provided feedback on initial drafts of the report and attended the Consultation in Ottawa. CERA would also like to thank Martin Dufresne and Michelle Briand for their excellent translation of the draft and final research report into french.

CERA would like to thank Status of Women Canada and the Department of Justice for their Support for this project.

ã Copyright Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation, Toronto, 2002.

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