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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Province Provides Highlights of Affordable Housing Strategy for Residents

Province Provides Highlights of Affordable Housing Strategy for Residents On November 1, the Government of Alberta released Stronger Foundations: Alberta’s 10-year strategy to improve and expand affordable housing. Key highlights of the announcement from the government that may be of interest to residents: Over the next 10 years, the province will take bold action to build an […]

Government of Alberta Releases “Stronger Foundations” Affordable Housing Strategy

Government of Alberta Releases “Stronger Foundations” Affordable Housing Strategy On Monday November 1st, the Government of Alberta released Stronger Foundations Affordable Housing Strategy, a 10-year affordable housing strategy for Alberta. “We are pleased to see the Province recognizing the importance of affordable housing and the needs of Albertans living on low incomes,” says CHC President Sarah Woodgate, […]

Update on partner programming at CHC Properties

Update on Partner Programming at CHC Properties The following Community Partners are delivering in-person support and services safely on-site. Please refer to the dates and times for specific locations. On-Site Partner Programming Bow West Community Resource Centre Ranchlands – by appointment [Added June 11, 2021] Care Connect Bridgeland – for assistance getting food hampers from the Interfaith Food […]

How to Reset Your Breaker Panel in 4 Simple Steps

HOW TO RESET YOUR BREAKER PANEL: 4 SIMPLE STEPS If an electrician or a technician is called to your unit to reset the breakers, there may be a cost to you. Learn how to reset your breaker panel in 4 easy steps.  An electrical circuit breaker panel is the main distribution point for electrical circuits […]

Current COVID-19 Info for Tenants

Current COVID-19 Info for Tenants As of July 1 the Government of Alberta moved to Stage 3 of Alberta’s Open for Summer Plan, which saw all restrictions lifted outside of continuing care facilities. Here is what that means for Calgary Housing Company and our residents. Indoor and Outdoor Social Gatherings are permitted – there are no more restrictions […]

Getting Ready for a Safe Summer

Getting Ready for a Safe Summer Summer is just around the corner, so we have put together resources to help you get ready and stay safe while having fun. Read on for: COVID-19 safety this summer Fire safety resources Tips for trampoline and swimming pool safety Tips for preventing mold and pests COVID-19 Safety this Summer […]

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Have Your Voice Heard

In early 2024 we will be reaching out to residents to gather your experiences, opinions, and ideas to inform our Anti-Racism Strategy.

You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
  • Volunteer to join a focus group (this will be available through the survey)

 

Watch for more information coming soon!