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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]