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The Promoting Inclusive Housing for Marginalized People with Intellectual Disabilities initiative funded by Infrastructure Canada (2022-2024) set out to address the numerous barriers that marginalized people with intellectual disabilities experience when they attempt to secure and retain safe, affordable, and accessible housing. By marginalized groups we are referring specifically to Indigenous, Black, migrant and the 2SLGBTQIA+ communities.

A core objective of this initiative was for local mainstream and community agencies serving marginalized populations, more specifically, Inuit and other Indigenous nations, marginalized people fleeing gender-based violence, refugees with a focus on seniors and youth from these populations, to have resources and strategies to effectively identify and respond to the homelessness and housing vulnerability experienced by people with intellectual disabilities.

The following three resources were produced through this initiative: