Kids petition for safer streets

Dog walkers, beachgoers, kids on bikes and adults on phones – everyone crossing Hammersmith and Hubbard is a little safer this summer thanks to a trio of kid campaigners. Snow and ice were still on the ground when Olivia, Isobel, and Eddy Forrest trekked door-to-door to collect some 120 signatures calling for an all-way stop […]

TCH severance a surprise to tenant

One of the two tenants still renting a suite in the city-owned homes on Wineva Avenue and Hubbard Boulevard says they should have the right to stay put. On Jan. 15, city councillors voted to sever the seven Toronto Community Housing properties so they can be sold on the private market. Built in 1926, the […]

Sale of rare beachfront properties stalled by red tape

Last-minute paperwork is the only thing delaying “For Sale” signs at four Toronto Community Housing homes that are right along the Kew Beach lakefront. Built in 1926, the heritage homes at 4 and 6 Wineva Avenue and 5 and 7 Hubbard Boulevard are among the highest-valued houses in the TCH inventory. Their sale has been […]

Sale of Hubbard and Wineva TCH homes delayed

Toronto’s social housing agency is reviewing the proposed sale of four 1920s-era homes that face the beach just east of Kew Gardens. Built in red brick with distinctive, two-storey verandas that look out onto Lake Ontario, the homes are among a cluster of 12 mostly vacant properties that city council listed as heritage buildings in […]

42 Hubbard welcomes residents home

It was just over three years ago that an independent contractor doing kitchen cabinet refurbishments came across mould in nearly all the units at 42 Hubbard Boulevard, an apartment complex owned by Toronto Community Housing (TCH). The discovery prompted TCH to evacuate the building and relocate all residents with the assurance that they would be […]