Cold Weather and Heat in Your Home

Cold Weather Maintenance Advisory – December 21, 2022 Calgary is currently experiencing extremely cold temperatures that are impacting people in their homes as well as outdoors. Please be aware, however, that with the extreme cold temperatures, most heating systems are only able to maintain a temperature of 19-20 degrees Celsius. Please do not report a […]

Tips to Prepare Your Residence for Winter

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter   This December is forecast to be unseasonably cold. Some winter maintenance emergencies can be prevented with a little bit of advance work. This can save you time and money by preventing a burst pipe or slipping on an icy sidewalk.   Outside Shut off water at the source […]

National Housing Week

Affordable Housing Builds Great Communities To celebrate National Housing Week 2022 and specifically November 22 as National Housing Day; Calgary Housing Company is highlighting the important role safe, affordable housing plays in building community. Affordable housing provides many benefits for individuals and families – stability, security, confidence, and pride. It also provides significant benefits to […]

Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips to Keep Your Family and Your Neighbours Safe Calgary Housing Company’s mission is to “Make life better for Calgarians through the provision of safe, affordable housing to low and moderate income households”. As safety is a vital component of this, CHC puts significant effort into identifying and managing risks that may arise at […]

A Conversation with Pride Calgary

Calgary Pride runs from August 27 to September 4, with the festival celebrating equality and diversity. The vision of Pride Calgary is to create a city free from discrimination against gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation. Pride Calgary recently opened an office in Calgary Housing Company’s (CHC) East Village Place. CHC reached out to […]

Empowering Neighbours to Be Community Leaders

The Mustard Seed Neighbour Centre facilitates a greater sense of community and well-being among the neighbours of Manchester and surrounding areas. “We work with everyone in the community” says Nadia; the Community Hubs Supervisor at the Mustard Seed Neighbour Centre in the Calgary Housing Company Manchester Complex. She has worked with the Mustard Seed for […]

Resident Art Contest

We Are All In This Together – Home, Community & Belonging Residents of Calgary Housing Company are invited this summer to create and submit original works of art on the themes of home, community and belonging. Winning works of art will receive a prize of between $150 and $50. The winning pieces of art will […]

Community Based Mental Health Supports

LAMDA and Calgary Housing Company Celebrate Over 30 Years of Partnership LAMDA is a mental health and housing support agency. They’ve partnered with Calgary Housing Company for over 30 years and work as community advocates for those experiencing mental illnesses. LAMDA was founded by Dr. Mary Dumka. Dr. Dumka is a psychiatrist who was overseeing […]

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results Calgary Housing Company (CHC) manages over 7,000 affordable homes, serving nearly 25,000 Calgarians, including almost 10,000 children. CHC regularly conducts a Resident Satisfaction Survey to provide residents with an opportunity to give feedback on CHC’s service delivery and share information about their well-being. The results are used by CHC to continually improve […]

National Volunteer Week Profile: Gerre Johnson and the Manchester Community Pantry

Gerre Johnson and the Manchester Community Pantry National Volunteer Week runs April 24 to 30. Gerre Johnson has been running the Community Pantry program in the Calgary Housing Company-managed Manchester 3 building on and off for over a decade. It’s pretty much a full time job for her to get the monthly pantry boxes together. […]

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