Calgary Housing Company Moving to New Office

Calgary Housing Company is Moving Calgary Housing Company is pleased to announce the merging of our district and corporate offices into one main location. As of April 16, 2024, CHC will be centralized at a single office at Wood Centre – 200, 2535 3rd Avenue SE (immediately north of intersection of Barlow Trail and Memorial […]

Increase to Provincial Benefits

As of January 1, 2024, Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), Income Support, and the Alberta Child and Family benefits will increase by 4.25%. These benefits are indexed annually to inflation. Recipients of Income Support will see their Core Shelter-Social Housing rate increase at the time of Annual Rent Review and not before. Rent […]

Cold Weather Advisory

Guidance for Cold Weather at Calgary Housing Company Calgary is forecast to experience extreme cold weather from Wednesday, January 10 through to Sunday, January 14. Please take appropriate care to protect yourself, loved ones and your home. In extreme cold frost bite and hypothermia can set in extremely quickly, and open windows can lead to […]

Celebrate Community Building

Introducing the Good Neighbour Awards   Are you a resident of CHC and do you have a neighbour who makes a positive difference in the community? Someone who encourages and inspires others, even if it’s in a small way? Celebrate their impact and the community they build by nominating them for a good neighbour award. […]

National Housing Day 2023

Today is National Housing Day! Over the past few months, we have seen a dramatic rise in attention to the current crisis in housing. At Calgary Housing Company, we focus on housing every day, and we see how affordable housing is a solution to more than just today’s problems. Housing provides benefits that are both […]

What Goes Into Making Housing Accessible?

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities The Day was created to raise awareness of disabilities and to foster inclusivity. To highlight the Day, Calgary Housing Company (CHC) toured one of the 140 units of accessible housing they manage. Out of those 140 units, 26 are adaptable, this means they aren’t fully […]

Supporting Community Building Through Community Hubs

Women in Need Society Helps Community Flourish   Calgary’s Women in Need Society (WINS) was founded in 1992. Over the years they’ve grown to six thrift stores and five community hubs; several of which are located in Calgary Housing Company properties. The organization runs a range of community programming from their Retail Ready program to […]

October is Fire Prevention Month

Fire Safety Tips Fires can start in an instant, spread quickly, and cause severe damage to your home and belongings. It only takes a few minutes of your time to develop strong fire prevention practices and an emergency response plan for your home. Here are a few things you can do right now to help […]

CHC Support for City Housing Strategy

CHC Praises City’s Leadership with Housing Strategy On Friday, Calgary Housing Company (CHC) expressed its support for the City’s new Housing Strategy: Home is Here, during presentations to the City Council Community Development Committee. Representing CHC, Sarah Woodgate praised City leadership and the efforts of the Housing and Affordability Task Force in developing the strategy […]

Affordable Housing Helps Local Artist Express Creativity

Sandy lives with Calgary Housing Company in Mission. “People are kind here” says Sandy as we meet in the lobby of her building. A TV can be heard from the common room in the background, and Sandy says hello to her neighbours as they come and go. Her building is operated in partnership with LAMDA, […]

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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!

 

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