ONPHA Innovation Award

2019 Winner

Waterloo Region Housing: YouthForce

In 2016, Waterloo Region Housing, working with community partners, launched YouthForce, a unit inspection and social enterprise program that employs youth ages 15-29 living in and around affordable housing communities. YouthForce participants gain professional development skills, social networks and sense of pride in their community while improving the conditions of the community housing communities in which they operate. 

ONPHA is proud to recognize and celebrate this inspiring program. Watch the video to learn more. 

About the Award

The ONPHA Innovation Award recognizes non-profit housing providers that have developed an innovative response to an environmental, operational or community challenge.

Their initiatives demonstrate promising outcomes and serve as inspirations for other non-profit housing providers.

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