Starts With Home is a city-wide non-partisan campaign to build public and political support for addressing the housing affordability crisis in Ottawa.

The Starts With Home platform, developed by over 40 community partners, has been endorsed by 160 local organizations, businesses and groups, including CHEO, Ottawa Board of Trade, and the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity. The variety of organizations represented shows just how important affordable housing is to our city.

The platform contains 3 Key Messages, and 6 clear actions for our City to follow and build on.

  1. Stop The Loss of affordable housing
  2. Create More affordable housing
  3. Preserve the Quality of existing affordable housing

You can learn more about the platform, and how we're going to realize it by visiting and taking action on our Starts With Home website!

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Address: PO Box 22021, Ottawa, ON K1V 0W2

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