Prince Edward-Lennox & Addington Social Services Housing Advisory Committee

Mandate

To provide advice and recommendations to PELASS on matters related to:

  • Affordable housing programs and issues
  • Homelessness related programs and issues
  • Social Housing programs and issues
  • Implementation of the Affordable Housing Delivery Plan
  • Development of a long term Affordable Housing and Homelessness Plan
  • Consultations on the development of a long term Affordable Housing and Homelessness Plan
  • Implementing the approved long term Affordable Housing and Homelessness Plan
  • Evaluation of the long term Affordable Housing and Homelessness Plan
  • Other housing related issues as may be required or requested

Responsibilities

Responsible to advise PELASS regarding:

  • Housing related issues
  • The needs of various constituents (Seniors, Families, Single Adults, Youth, Homeless, Disabled, Victims of Family Violence, etc.)
  • Strategies to address identified needs and issues
  • Service levels and standards for the delivery of housing and homelessness programs
  • Public education and public consultations on housing related matter
  • Delivery of housing and homelessness programs and projects
  • Matters related to the periodic review of the long term Affordable Housing and Homelessness Plan
  • Input on housing related matters from the County's four constituent lower tier municipalities and County of Prince Edward
  • Input from local affordable housing community groups in Lennox & Addington and Prince Edward Counties.

Appointments

Councillor Dianne O’Brien was appointed to the Prince Edward-Lennox & Addington Social Services Housing Advisory Committee for a two-year period.