Saskatchewan’s city mayors continue to be concerned by the challenges faced by their most vulnerable residents and are calling on the Government of Saskatchewan to review both the Saskatchewan Income Support program and the Social Housing Program.
“These programs are supposed to help our residents in need. But we continue to see individuals struggle to either pay their rent or gain access to affordable social housing. This is unacceptable,” Mayor Gerald Aalbers, Chair of SUMA’s City Mayors’ Caucus, said. “Homelessness creates significant public safety concerns for both those experiencing it and our communities as a whole.”
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