Milestone Brings Village Commons One Step Closer

Major Milestone Brings Village Commons One Step Closer at East Village Place Construction at the Village Commons has wrapped up and CHC’s partner carya has moved in – exciting developments that bring us one step closer to realizing the vision of a new community hub at Calgary Housing Company’s East Village Place. Village Commons is […]

New Rent Assistance Programs

New Rent Assistance Programs Open for Applications Following a review, the Government of Alberta has re-designed its Rent Supplement Programs. The new programs – Rent Assistance Benefit and Temporary Rent Assistance Benefit were announced by the province earlier this year and applications are now open through Calgary Housing Company. The Rent Assistance Benefit opened for […]

CHC Board of Directors Seeks Two Citizen Members to Join Board

CHC Board of Directors Seeks Two Citizen Members to Join Board The Board of Directors of Calgary Housing Company is seeking two citizen representatives to serve on the Board. CHC seeks to develop a Board whose members possess and demonstrate a strategic combination of personal attributes, expertise, social capital, competencies and occupational backgrounds so that, […]

Province Announces Redesigned Rent Supplement Programs

Province Announces Redesigned Rent Supplement Programs On Friday, March 26 the Government of Alberta announced the Rental Assistance Redesign to the provincial rent supplement program. The redesign provides housing support for 11,600 households across Alberta – an increase of 3,800 from current levels. Calgary Housing Company manages rent supplement programs for the Province in Calgary […]

Calgary Dollars offers innovative solutions for CHC Tenants

Calgary Dollars offers innovative solutions for CHC Tenants Calgary Housing Company partners with Calgary Dollars on projects designed to help tenants unlock assets in the community, and within themselves. Calgary Housing Company (CHC) and Calgary Dollars (C$) have partnered for the last three years on a program designed to empower CHC tenants by using a […]

RentSmart Course Equips Tenants to Build Strong Tenancies

RentSmart Course Equips Tenants to Build Strong Tenancies In-Depth RentSmart Program shows power of partnerships  Calgary Housing Company (CHC) has been partnering with RentSmart for the last two years, providing CHC tenants and applicants with the opportunity to learn about their rights and responsibilities when renting a home. RentSmart is a housing readiness model that gives […]

2021 Provincial Budget Impact on Calgary Housing Company

2021 Provincial Budget on Affordable Housing The provincial budget, announced on February 25, 2020, included some significant impacts on affordable housing in Calgary.  The Government of Alberta (GoA) is a core funder for CHC, providing both operating and capital funding for maintenance of existing affordable housing, as well as funding the rent supplement program. Although […]

Free RentSmart Alberta Course

RentSmart is a course designed to help tenants know and understand their rights and responsibilities when renting a home.

Fire Prevention: Serve up fire safety in the kitchen

Fire Prevention: Serve up fire safety in the kitchen Serve up fire safety in the kitchen with info and video resources provided by our friends at the Calgary Fire Department. Most cooking fires start in the kitchen from overheated cooking oil or food left cooking on the stovetop unattended. Check out tips, links and video […]