While advancements are being made to eliminate chronic homelessness, Peterborough still faces a tough rental market, high housing prices and low incomes — challenges which have continued to persist.

2019 marks the halfway mark for Peterborough’s housing and homelessness plan, which hopes to result in an end to chronic homelessness within six years.

Rebecca Morgan Quin, manager of housing with the city, says the city has been working to prevent homelessness and resources have been put into diversion to make sure vulnerable people don’t end up in shelters.