Kingston’s 2020 housing data an ‘anomaly,’ city staff say

Original Article: KINGSTON — A downtown city councillor said city staff are discounting housing data from last year that showed the rental vacancy rate was approaching a healthy state. After years of below-average rental availability, and planning policies and decisions made to help alleviate it, city staff said last year’s data from the Canada […]

Little money, no treatment for hoarding disorder in Kingston: agencies

Original Article Here: A home is where a person can usually feel their safest. Belongings inside a home are usually in all the right places, arranged specifically, just the way the resident likes them. But what happens when those belongings hinder a person’s well-being or even endanger their life? Individuals in that situation are […]

We’re UNITED with United Way!

Way to go Home Base Housing staff! You’ve exceed last year’s total!! We are delighted to contribute to United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington’s overall total of $3,650.00! United Way agencies directly benefit from the various activities and pledges made by agency members, staff, management and the general public!  

Submission to Mayor’s Taskforce on Housing

This summary outlines Kingston Home Base Non-Profit Housing (HBH) concerns on the impacts of affordability and availability of housing for homeless, low-income individuals and families. Since 1987, Home Base Housing has been a community leader in providing and advocating for safe, affordable housing and necessary supports for youth, adults, and families at risk of homelessness […]

Links with Lily 4th Annual Golf Tournament – Sept 8/19

The Cougars Hockey Team have done it again! They’ve organized a bigger and better tournament this year with a full roster of golfers! Thanks to our sponsors who have contributed to this year’s success: MicroAge Kingston, Hughson Barriers, Royal LePage ProAlliance Realty, Maritime Travel, Cozy Home Inspections, Dominion Lending Centre, GM Miller Bobcat Services, Bayridge […]

Join our Board of Directors!

Home Base Housing is seeking socially engaged individuals to join our dynamic volunteer board of directors.  As a leader in the Kingston community for more than 30 years, the Board of Directors have contributed significantly to the vision of reducing homelessness through its emergency shelters for adults and families, supportive housing for youth and adults, […]

Come join us for our Annual General Meeting – Thursday, June 20!

Come on over to RISE@one4nine, Kingston Youth Services’ supportive housing location for our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 20 from 4-5 p.m. We’ll start with a “meet ‘n’ greet” and a BBQ, followed by the AGM meeting which begins at 4:30 p.m. RISE@one4nine is located at 149 Kingscourt Avenue. Join us for our annual […]

Gord Downie – Life & Legacy Celebration

A full afternoon & evening of music celebrating the life and legacy of Gord Downie on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at RAXX Bar. Tickets are $40 includes bands, dinner, silent auction tables and more! Fundraiser for Home Base Housing and Gord Downie & Chani WenJack Fund.  The headliner band is Greg Ball Band along with lots […]