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Housing Conditions: Evaluation, Advocacy and Research in Toronto Community Housing

2019-10-24 12:49:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This project will examine whether a health promotion campaign using community organizing and joint advocacy by a coalition of tenants, health providers, social service agencies and advocates can lead to improvements in building conditions and health in social housing.

Description

This community based participatory research project will bring together patients of the St. Michael's Hospital Academic Family Health Team (FHT) who are tenants of Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) with health providers, legal service staff at the Health Justice Program, social service agencies and advocacy organizations to advocate to improve building conditions in three TCHC buildings. The researchers will evaluate the acceptability and feasibility of this health promotion campaign as well as changes in the state of housing and self rated physical and mental health of tenants.

Study Design

Conditions

Housing

Intervention

Community Organizing

Location

St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto
Ontario
Canada
M5B1W8

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:54-0400

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