Item - 2019.PH5.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 14, 2019 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by Planning and Housing Committee on April 30, 2019 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on May 14, 2019.

PH5.1 - The Right to Adequate Housing

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 14 and 15, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office to consider the presentation from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing when updating Toronto's 2009 Housing Charter and the Toronto Housing Opportunities Toronto Action Plan 2010-2020. 

 

2.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office, as part of the current public consultation process on Toronto's housing plan, to include a "rights-based approach" to housing in policy areas that fall within the City's jurisdiction, and report to the Planning and Housing Committee on November 13, 2019 when the new Toronto Housing Plan 2020-2030 is to be considered.

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-14-2019 5:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PH5.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Mark Grimes, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson

PH5.1 - The Right to Adequate Housing

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Housing Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office to consider the presentation from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing when updating Toronto's 2009 Housing Charter and the Toronto Housing Opportunities Toronto Action Plan 2010-2020. 

 

2.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office, as part of the current public consultation process on Toronto's housing plan, to include a "rights based approach" to housing in policy areas that fall within the City's jurisdiction, and report to the Planning and Housing Committee on November 13, 2019 when the new Toronto Housing Plan 2020-2030 is to be considered.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Ms. Leilani Farha, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing gave a verbal presentation on the Right to Adequate Housing.

Summary

Ms. Leilani Farha, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing will give a presentation on the Right to Adequate Housing.

Motions

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office to consider the presentation from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing when updating Toronto's 2009 Housing Charter and the Toronto Housing Opportunities Toronto Action Plan 2010-2020. 

 

2.  City Council request the Director, Affordable Housing Office, as part of the current public consultation process on Toronto's housing plan, to include a "rights based approach" to housing in policy areas that fall within the City's jurisdiction, and report to the Planning and Housing Committee on November 13, 2019 when the new Toronto Housing Plan 2020-2030 is to be considered.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-30-2019

Result: Carried Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 6 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o (Chair), Brad Bradford, Paula Fletcher, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council