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Why did the City of Toronto lease WE Charity s former HQ for $6 million?

Why did the City of Toronto lease WE Charity s former HQ for $6 million?
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Nine months ago, Doug Fisher, a longtime resident of Cabbagetown in Toronto, contacted Mayor John Tory’s office about concerns he had regarding the city’s decision to turn a commercial building in his neighbourhood into a women’s shelter.

He found the decision odd — why would the former headquarters of WE Charity, that was smack in the middle of a commercial street and greatly in need of extensive renovations to be converted into a shelter, be picked by the city for this very purpose?
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