6.1 Housing for Aboriginal Children Youth: The Need for a Holistic Approach

Aboriginal housing is substandard and inadequate at rates disproportionate to that experienced by the non-Aboriginal population; Aboriginal people and youth particularly are also over-represented in the homeless population. Aboriginal housing issues must be approached through a holistic strategy. Adequate funding, intergovernmental co-operation, collaboration with aboriginal communities and a focus on community economic development are all important for housing adequacy and sustainability.

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Hulchanski, J. David
Campsie, Philippa
Chau, Shirley B.Y.
Hwang, Stephen H.
Paradis, Emily
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Canadian Observatory on Homelessness