1131 Franklin Street (Chartrand Place)
Construction is completed at this site and the building is called Chartrand Place, which provides 39 new homes. Each new unit is around 250 sq. ft. and contains a bathroom and a kitchen. The building has a shared laundry and communal amenity spaces (indoor and outdoor). Seven suites are designed with customized layouts and user-friendly adaptive features to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements. The building will be in place for up to five years with the possibility to extend another five years.
The non-profit housing operator, PHS Community Services Society, is responsible for the building maintenance and has been providing support to tenants, including:
- Individualized support plans
- Support to attend or receive health services
- Opportunities for volunteer work
- Connections to community groups
- Opportunities for social events