Councillor Josh Matlow

Midtown Shelters

11 09, 2020

Letter with Mayor Tory: Roehampton Shelter Progress Update & School Safety Plan

2020-09-11T20:43:30+00:00

September 11, 2020 Dear Midtown resident, We want to thank you for contacting us in the past about the Roehampton shelter initiative. We're writing to you today to provide an update on the work that has been underway to develop a School Safety Plan for the program. We appreciate the dedication and hard work of [...]

Letter with Mayor Tory: Roehampton Shelter Progress Update & School Safety Plan2020-09-11T20:43:30+00:00
26 08, 2020

Roehampton Residence: Our Letter Regarding Supports for a Successful Shelter and a Safe Community

2020-08-26T14:32:47+00:00

Re: Community Safety at Roehampton Shelter Dear Ms. Bédard, We appreciate the critical need to provide housing for Torontonians in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. You and your team have done an admirable job to quickly move more than 3,500 people to create required physical distancing in the shelter system, including securing permanent housing [...]

Roehampton Residence: Our Letter Regarding Supports for a Successful Shelter and a Safe Community2020-08-26T14:32:47+00:00
18 08, 2020

Please Join Us For A Community Meeting About The Midtown Shelters

2020-08-26T14:30:14+00:00

Dear residents, Our community is united in its support and compassion for our city’s homeless population- and certainly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and an opioid and housing crisis.   However, the behavioral impacts on Midtown residents’ safety from the new shelters at the Roehampton Hotel and 55-65 Broadway are not acceptable and [...]

Please Join Us For A Community Meeting About The Midtown Shelters2020-08-26T14:30:14+00:00
13 08, 2020

Open Letter to Premier Ford: Provincial Supports Needed for Yonge-Eglinton Area Shelters

2020-08-27T20:19:58+00:00

August 13th, 2020 Hon. Doug Ford Premier of Ontario Legislative Building, Queen’s Park. Toronto, ON M7A 1A1 Re: Provincial supports needed for Yonge-Eglinton area shelters Dear Premier Ford, Two temporary housing sites at Broadway and Roehampton have been opened by the City of Toronto in recent months in the Yonge-Eglinton area to protect street-involved residents [...]

Open Letter to Premier Ford: Provincial Supports Needed for Yonge-Eglinton Area Shelters2020-08-27T20:19:58+00:00
7 08, 2020

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (Former Hotel) Update: August 7, 2020

2020-08-26T14:29:19+00:00

Dear residents, I know that our community has been deeply impacted by the shelters located at Broadway and Roehampton. The needles, break-ins, public defecation and harassment are completely unacceptable. The following update that Mayor Tory and I requested City Staff to provide contain a number of measures that should have been in place before the [...]

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (Former Hotel) Update: August 7, 20202020-08-26T14:29:19+00:00
30 07, 2020

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (former hotel) Update

2020-08-26T14:34:17+00:00

Our community understands and supports the need to provide shelter for vulnerable people in Toronto- and certainly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic along with an opioid and housing crisis. However, concerns raised about the recent behavioral impacts on Midtown residents’ safety from the new shelters at the Roehampton Hotel and 55-65 Broadway are [...]

55-65 Broadway & Roehampton Residence (former hotel) Update2020-08-26T14:34:17+00:00
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