Councillor Ana Bailao’s Housing Votes
Ana made several votes that worsened housing affordability and homelessness as City Councillor for Ward 18 and Ward 9 Davenport from 2010 to 2022.
Against affordable housing
Voted against increasing the percentage of Housing Now units to be made affordable.
For rent increases
Voted for allowing rent increases at Housing Now sites up to 2% above provincial guideline.
Against hotels for unhoused
Voted against looking into expropriation of hotel rooms used to house homeless.
Against funding the Tenant Defense Fund
Voted against adding $75,000 to the Tenant Defense Fund.
Against declaring homelessness an emergency
Voted against declaring homelessness a human rights disaster/emergency.
Against rent control
Voted against rent control on Housing Now sites.
Rooming house delays
Voted to delay rooming house decision, again.
More shelter beds
Voted against adding 1000 new shelter beds through Shelter Infrastructure Plan.
Against expanded tenant hotline
Voted against expanding Tenant Hotline program.
Against rent supplements
Voted against reallocating $10 million of police budget to rent supplements.
Voted against a motion to condemn the provincial government’s inaction on ending homelessness.
Sell off TCHC homes
Voted to sell 22 single-family TCHC homes.