“Your Home, Your Voice” – A Consultation with Halton Community Housing Corporation Residents

Page Summary

HCHC launched a Resident Consultation called “Your Home, Your Voice”, to ask residents how to make HCHC communities a great place to live. The report will give you a high level summary of the feedback we heard from residents, and a timeline for creating and implementing HCHC’s community development strategy.

What is “Your Home, Your Voice”?

In the spring of 2017, HCHC started a Resident Consultation called “Your Home, Your Voice,” to ask residents how to make HCHC communities great places to live.

The campaign built on 5 goals:

  • Improving health and well-being
  • Improving access to nutritious food and food security
  • Creating safe and vibrant communities
  • Keeping vulnerable residents housed
  • Engaging and including residents

Resident Feedback

What We Heard From You: Results from HCHC’s Consultation with Residents and Next Steps (PDF file) will give you a high level summary of the feedback we heard from residents, and a timeline for creating and implementing HCHC’s community development strategy.


Statistical Charts (3)

Percentage of Responses by Municipality

  • 48% of Burlington residents responded to the survey.
  • 26% of Oakville residents responded to the survey.
  • 11% of Milton residents responded to the survey.
  • 10% of Georgetown residents responded to the survey.
  • 5% of Acton residents responded to the survey.
  • 0.2% of Halton residents were not reported.
  • 378 out of 485 (78%) seniors responded to the survey.
  • 348 out of 483 (72%) females responded to the survey.
  • 278 out of 488 (57%) females seniors responded to the survey.
  • 61 out of 469 (13%) non-English speakers responded to the survey.
  • 57 out of 475 (12%) families responded to the survey.

How residents wanted to be involved in addressing the issues they consider important to their building and community

  • Receive Information: 64% of respondents
  • Provide Feedback and Suggestions: 32% of respondents
  • Participate in Discussion and Decisions: 18% of respondents
  • Participate in Taking Action: 12% of respondents
  • Other: 9% of respondents
  • Take a Leadership Role: 8% of respondents
  • None of the above: 18% of respondents

Creating the Community Development Strategy

As we develop the community development strategy, we’ll continue working with residents and updating you on next steps.

If you would like to provide information, feedback or comments regarding HCHC’s community development strategy, please email hchccommunitydevelopment@halton.ca.

Milestones and Next Steps

  • June 2017
    Resident Consultation Completed.
  • September 2017
    Gather and review feedback from campaign Completed.
  • October 2017
    Draft HCHC’s community development strategy.
  • November 2017
    Resident report completed and shared with HCHC residents; opportunity to provide feedback. Information sharing with staff and community partners.
  • February 2018
    Submit finalized strategy to HCHC Board for consideration.
  • March 2018
    Implement community development strategy recommendations. Opportunities for residents to be involved.