Item - 2017.MM31.17

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 4, 2017 without amendments.

MM31.17 - Transitional Housing Opportunity at 9 Huntley Street for low- income people with HIV/AIDS - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Shelley Carroll

Decision Type:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on July 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2017, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Affordable Housing Office, in consultation with Legal Services, Corporate Finance and Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to conduct the due diligence necessary to support the City to purchase 9 Huntley Street at a below-market rate and enter into a lease with Fife House to operate the property as transitional housing.

2.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing, the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, and the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with Legal Services and Corporate Finance, to report to the Executive Committee meeting on October 24, 2017 on a proposed course of action, outlining federal, provincial and City funding sources to support the purchase, renovation and operation of 9 Huntley Street as transitional housing, including outlining the necessary agreements and reporting requirements.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM31.17
(July 5, 2017) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM31.17 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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