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At Home in Durham, the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024

At Home in Durham CoverAt Home in Durham , the Durham Housing Plan 2014-2024, is an extension of the Region’s commitment to affordable housing, as set out in Growing Together, the Durham Region Strategic Plan 2015-2019 and the Regional Official Plan. It is an integrated housing plan that lays out the Region’s vision for housing during the next 10 years. The plan aligns this vision with the requirement for a housing and homelessness plan under the Housing Services Act, and the housing strategy required under the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. For the full version of the plan, click here.

The four goals of At Home in Durham are:

At Home in Durham will address the challenges and opportunities in providing suitable and affordable housing options that meet the needs of all of Durham's current and future residents. The plan sets out the Region's direction for housing, including an assessment of current and future housing needs; goals related to the identified needs; and realistic actions to meet the diverse range of these needs. It provides a description of anticipated outcomes, and how progress is to be measured as Durham Region works to implement its plan.

In June 2016, Regional Council also established the Affordable and Seniors' Housing Task Force to identify strategies that support the creation and maintenance of affordable rental and seniors' housing. It is anticipated that the report and recommendations of the Task Force (expected fall 2017) will inform the plan's five-year review and future direction of At Home in Durham.

2017 Annual Progress Report

The Region is making progress toward the achievement of the goals of At Home in Durham. The 2017 Annual Report highlights activities over the past year and provides qualitative measures of the progress of At Home in Durham. It highlights current and future initiatives, including:

Read the full 2017 Annual Report here:

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2017 Annual Report

Read previous reports here:

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2016 Annual Report

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2015 Annual Report

2015 Infographic