Josh Brandon

Josh Brandon is a community animator with the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg. He has written on housing issues for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and is a member of the Right to Housing Coalition in Winnipeg.

  • Poor Housing

    A Silent Crisis

    Edited by Josh Brandon and Jim Silver     October 2015

    Across Canada, there is a severe shortage of decent quality housing that is affordable to those with low incomes, and much of the housing that is available is inadequate, even appalling. The poor condition of housing for those below the poverty line adds to the weight of the complex poverty they already endure, which includes worsening health, adversely affected education and neighbourhoods that are more prone to crime and violence.