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Construction of East Village Commons Underway at CHC Property

Construction underway on Village Commons at CHC's East Village Place New community space is a partnership between Calgary Housing Company, carya, and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation Calgary Housing Company (CHC), in partnership with carya and the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), is excited to announce the start of construction of Village Commons – a brand new…
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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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Essential Visitor Policy Cancelled

Essential Visitor Policy Cancelled as of Friday, June 12 In April, Calgary Housing Company implemented the Essential Visitor’s Policy to support our community’s efforts to “flatten the curve” and protect our friends and neighbors from exposure to COVID-19. On June 9, 2020, the Government of Alberta advised that they will be initiating Alberta Relaunch Stage 2…
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A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate

We're All in This Together! A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate Greetings to all CHC Tenants, At Calgary Housing Company, the health, safety and wellbeing of our tenants is of the utmost importance. The current situation we are facing with COVID-19 is unprecedented. All levels of government, citizens and the community are comingtogether to…
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