Tag Archives: Advocacy

Feds Announce $1B for Rapid Affordable Housing

Federal Government Pledges $1B for “Rapid” Affordable Housing Across Country On Monday, Sept. 21, the Federal government through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation announced $1B for Affordable Housing across Canada in the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI), the latest program under the National Housing Strategy. Details of the Federal announcement are yet to be released, but…
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Eviction Prevention Efforts Keep CHC Tenants in Their Homes

Eviction Prevention Efforts Keep CHC Tenants in Their Homes Tenants in more than 480 households who recently received late payment or rent arrears notices have successfully addressed rental arrears issues. The tenants have entered payment arrangements, paid their outstanding balances or are working with CHC to address rent arrears and payment plans going forward. “It…
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COVID-19 Community Advocacy Plan

COVID-19 Community Advocacy Plan Proposes 5,100 New Affordable Homes In August, The City of Calgary ramped up pressure for affordable housing solutions on the Federal and Provincial governments as it endorsed and submitted a community plan calling for investment in affordable housing in Calgary totaling $624M over the next three years (Federal - $349M, Provincial -…
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CHC and City call on Province for more funding, systemic changes in submissions to Affordable Housing Panel

CHC and City call on Province for more funding, systemic changes in submissions to Affordable Housing Panel Calgary Housing Company (CHC) and The City of Calgary clearly stated their priorities for affordable housing in submissions to the government of Alberta’s Affordable Housing Review Panel at the end of August. Announced at the beginning of the…
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Opportunity for Tenants to Develop Advocacy Skills

Opportunity for Tenants to Develop Advocacy Skills Canadian Housing and Renewal Association creates new tenant leadership group. At Calgary Housing Company we encourage tenants to get involved with their community. The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) has a great opportunity for tenants who wish to become better advocates to speak on behalf of the tenant community…
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