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 to…Read more
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Calgary City Council approved a land use amendment in July clearing the way for a new child care centre to open in Lumino South. Child care centre coming soon to CHC property In a first for Calgary Housing (CH), a child care centre will soon be operating from within one of our properties. Calgary Housing Company…Read more
Carya signs on to develop plans for East Village Place community space CHC announced in July that Carya signed on to develop plans for East Village Place. Not-for-profit service provider Carya Society of Calgary is joining with Calgary Housing Company (CHC) and The City of Calgary to develop a community space within East Village Place.…Read more
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…Read more
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.…Read more
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…Read more
Computer Access Speeds Up Process for Tenants and Applicants New computers and printers installed at Calgary Housing Company district offices are increasing speed and efficiency for tenants and applicants. The five computers and printers installed at three district offices in January allow tenants and applicants to search the internet for required information, which can include…Read more