CHC Releases 2021 Annual Report

CHC Releases 2021 Annual Report Today, Calgary Housing Company held its Annual General Meeting to report results from 2021. In its annual presentation to City Council, CHC reported on a successful year of operations during which approximately 10,000 households with 25,000 people made their homes in CHC-managed properties or supported by CHC-administered programs. Download the […]

Varsity Multi-Use Redevelopment Ground-Breaking

Varsity Redevelopment Ground-Breaking CALGARY, AB, JUNE 27, 2022 From The City of Calgary Newsroom The much-anticipated new Varsity Multi-Service Redevelopment celebrates the start of construction today with a ground-breaking ceremony on-site and speeches from Mayor Jyoti Gondek, Calgary Fire Department Deputy Chief Mark Turik, Director of Calgary Housing and President of Calgary Housing Company Sarah […]

Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued for Calgary

Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued for Calgary A rainfall warning has been issued for the City of Calgary by Environment and Climate Change Canada. “A prolonged and significant rainfall event will bring 75 to 125 mm of rain by Wednesday morning. Heavy rain will continue to spread north this morning. Rain will persist over the area […]

East District Office to Re-Open May 16

East District Office to Re-Open May 16 Other offices remain closed After more than two years of closure due to COVID-19, Calgary Housing Company will begin re-opening our offices next week. On Monday, May 16, our East District Office will re-open for appointments from 9:30am – 4:00pm. Only the East District Office (EDO) located in […]

Celebrating CHC Partner Edgemont Community Association

Community Association Awareness Month Celebrating CHC Partner Edgemont Community Association “Every now and then I will throw on a pot of coffee and invite the moms in, and that’s when you find out what people really need. Someone will mention needing a mattress or something else and I can put the word out in the […]

Social Work Week: A Tenant Liaison’s Story on Making Residents’ Lives Better

Social Work Week: A Tenant Liaison’s Story on Making Residents’ Lives Better “Always be kind. Always keep trying. Don’t throw someone away because they aren’t doing the right thing right now.” When Suzanne White first started at Calgary Housing Company (CHC), there were only 4,000 residents; today there are almost 25,000. She was the first […]

An Interview with CHC Board Member Cllr Courtney Walcott

‘Keep building, every day, little by little.’ An Interview with CHC Board Member, Councillor Courtney Walcott Before being elected Ward 8 City Councillor, Courtney was a teacher and basketball coach at Western Canada High School. He graduated from Mount Royal University with a degree in history focusing on African American History, in particular, the long […]

Review of Affordable Housing Funding in Alberta Budget 2022

Review of Affordable Housing in Alberta Budget 2022 On February 24, the Government of Alberta presented its 2022-23 budget. Below is the Calgary Housing Company (CHC) review of the budget and its impact on the affordable housing sector in Alberta. CHC had submitted its Budget 2022 recommendations to the Government of Alberta in January 2022 […]

COVID-19 Update – Restrictions Ending

COVID-19 Update On Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022 the Government of Alberta announced its decision to proceed to Step 2 of its Return to Normal plan on March 1 (Alberta to lift almost all remaining health restrictions | alberta.ca).   Effective March 1, 2022 the following changes to CHC’s business operations will be implemented: Face coverings […]

Residents May See Staff Changes as CHC Transforms to Improve Service

Residents May See Staff Changes as CHC Transforms to Improve Service As 2022 kicks off, Calgary Housing Company residents can expect to see some changes in our organization and in the staff supporting our operations. Over the past couple of years, CHC has gone through a process we call Transform Calgary Housing – an effort […]