Platform Highlights & Survey Results
Canada’s Federal Parties on
Housing Need and Homelessness
Modern mass homelessness and the housing crisis are direct results of federal policy and divestments that started in the 1980s. Read more about how we got here >
In short, Homelessness and housing need were a policy choice. That’s why this election is so important. And why it’s critical federal parties running for power understand that they can create the necessary policy and investments (we’ve outlined our platform, here) to fix the crises decades in the making.
HOW FAR VOTE HOUSING HAS COME
In just a few short weeks:
- Housing is on the ballot and is THE key election issue
- All parties have housing platforms, signaling re-entrenched federal leadership on housing
- Several parties have committed to ending chronic homelessness and made significant housing promises
- All parties have committed to an Indigenous housing strategy
This is an incredible accomplishment - but our work continues.
HOW TO VOTE HOUSING
HOW TO VOTE HOUSING
Vote Housing means taking a series of important actions (including voting) to ensure political parties know your commitment to ending homelessness and housing need in Canada.
SEND:Send a letter in one-click to your local candidates and party leaders and tell them the urgent need to solve the homelessness and housing crisis in Canada.
READ:Read the platform highlights and survey responses from the parties. As you read the highlights and answers, ask yourself this: which party seems to understand what it takes to solve the homelessness and housing crises?
REACH:Reach out to friends and family and encourage them to pledge to Vote Housing.
SHOW:Show your campaign pride by downloading and printing a sign, showcasing your supporter kit on social media (tag @VoteHousingCA and #VoteHousing), and adding a frame to your social media photo.
ACTIVATE:Get active in your community! Download a print a one-page brochure and drop it off to your neighbours, family, and your local party candidates and tell them why you will Vote Housing this election.
VOTE:Vote for the party that you feel will best end homelessness and address housing need in Canada.
Vote Housing is a national non-partisan campaign designed to engage and mobilize Canadians to pledge to Vote Housing in the upcoming federal election.