Indigenous housing to increase in Hamilton

By Lisa Iesse Writer HAMILTON – Ontario is going to provide $2 million in funding to build supportive housing units for Indigenous parents in Hamilton. The 12 housing units will be located on 180 Ottawa Street North, in a historic building that will be restored and renovated. “Hamiltonians may remember a small hotel at the corner of Ottawa and Cannon, that was followed by the former CD Sports Bar. Indwell, with help of Social Services Relief Funding from the provincial government, completely transformed the building into supportive permanent housing for 12 people who are in partnership with Hamilton Regional Indian Centre and Sacajawea Non-Profit Housing. Working together, we continue to create supportive homes that are the solution for people who are unhoused or precariously housed,” said Jeff Neven, CEO of…

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