Tag Archives: Tenant

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Updates to Social Housing Regulations

Important Social Housing Accommodation Regulation (SHAR) Changes Effective January 1, 2018 As part of the Government of Alberta’s Affordable Housing Strategy, changes have been made to SHAR which determines how Calgary Housing Company manages its waitlist – including eligibility and placement of applicants into housing. What Do I Need to Know? The changes made to…
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Former CHC tenant hopes new book offers support to others

Akeir M.J. holds a copy of her new book 69 Days In The NICU. She hopes reading about her experience helps other women in a similar circumstance. Former CHC tenant hopes new book offers support to others Calgary Housing Company manages housing for approximately 10,000 households, providing a home to about 25,000 Calgarians. Many of…
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Celebration of Early Learning and Child Care Centre in Manchester

Celebration of Early Learning and Child Care Centre in Manchester Calgary Housing Company (CHC) and The City of Calgary are celebrating the grand opening of an Early Learning and Child Care Centre (ELCC) at Lumino South, a City-owned affordable housing property in the southwest community of Manchester. Thornhill Child Care Society operates the Centre, serving…
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Habitat for Humanity Collaboration Brings Homeownership Option to Tenants

rren Thinking about homeownership? A new collaboration is raising awareness about homeownership with Calgary Housing Company (CHC) tenants CHC is excited to be working with Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta to raise tenant awareness about Habitat’s program and help more families learn about options for homeownership. Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization supporting families…
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Mission 27-unit affordable housing regeneration celebration

Mission 27-unit affordable housing regeneration celebration Alberta Minister of Justice and Calgary Buffalo MLA Kathleen Ganley, Project Manager Richard Green, CHC President Sarah Woodgate and Mayor Naheed Nenshi set out the welcome mat during celebrations of the recently completed regeneration of the Mission Affordable Housing Property. Calgary Housing Company and The City of Calgary are…
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What does the new Alberta Affordable Housing Strategy mean for Applicants and Current Tenants

What does the new Alberta Affordable Housing Strategy mean for Applicants and Current Tenants The Province of Alberta has released a new Provincial Affordable Housing Strategy that may bring some changes for housing applicants and tenants of Calgary Housing Company. The new Strategy and changes to some regulations were announced on Monday, June 26, 2017.…
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Expanding Support for Tenant Tax Clinics

Expanding Support for Tenant Tax Clinics Calgary Housing Company (CHC) is expanding support offered to help tenants’ complete tax returns this year. CHC has partnered with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta (CPAA) and other providers for more than a decade to offer free tax filing support to hundreds of tenants. In 2017, registration is…
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