Ontario has announced an additional $200M to help combat homelessness in Niagara.
The funding, which is part of the province’s Homelessness Prevention Program and Indigenous Supporting Housing Program, will bring Ontario’s yearly investment to Niagara to $700M.
The funding will be used to help residents at risk of homelessness and support community organizations delivering supportive housing.
The Niagara Region alone will now receive $20M, an increase of 86%.
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“An 86% increase in Provincial funding is welcomed news and thank you Premier Ford. Now we must ensure that the Town of Fort Erie receives our fair share of funding.” Said Ward 5 Councillor Lewis