Purpose of the Housing Action Plan

The purpose of the Housing Action Plan is to establish goals and strategic actions to address the evolving housing needs of the City of Sault Ste. Marie. Safe, accessible, and affordable housing is widely recognized as a foundation of complete and healthy communities, and an important contributor to individual and community social, environmental, and economic wellbeing. However, like many municipalities across Canada and in Ontario, the supply and affordability of adequate housing has emerged as a critical challenge.

This Plan represents an important initiative towards advancing the City’s housing objectives, and in doing so, functions to address near- and longer-term housing needs. It establishes a total of five Goals and supporting Strategic Actions that will contribute to the provision of housing for all residents of the City. 

Please visit the Housing Action Plan website to read the Plan and view the actions the City will undertake to accelerate new housing starts. The Housing Action Plan was approved by Council on December 11, 2023.

Contact the City's Planning Department:

Feel free to contact the Planning department using the information found below or on the Housing Action Plan webpage.

Email: planning@cityssm.on.ca
Telephone: 705-759-5368
Location: Civic Centre - 99 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, P6A5X6