National Housing Week

Affordable Housing Builds Great Communities To celebrate National Housing Week 2022 and specifically November 22 as National Housing Day; Calgary Housing Company is highlighting the important role safe, affordable housing plays in building community. Affordable housing provides many benefits for individuals and families – stability, security, confidence, and pride. It also provides significant benefits to […]

Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips to Keep Your Family and Your Neighbours Safe Calgary Housing Company’s mission is to “Make life better for Calgarians through the provision of safe, affordable housing to low and moderate income households”. As safety is a vital component of this, CHC puts significant effort into identifying and managing risks that may arise at […]

Rundle Manor Redevelopment Groundbreaking

Rundle Manor redevelopment to add 135 affordable homes Mayor Jyoti Gondek joined (from left) CHC Board Member Travis Moir, VP Asset Management Bo Jiang, and Ward 10 Councilor Andre Chabot at the site of the Rundle Manor Redevelopment on Thursday, Sept. 22 for the official groundbreaking. The new development will feature 135 1-, 2-, 3- […]

A Conversation with Pride Calgary

Calgary Pride runs from August 27 to September 4, with the festival celebrating equality and diversity. The vision of Pride Calgary is to create a city free from discrimination against gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation. Pride Calgary recently opened an office in Calgary Housing Company’s (CHC) East Village Place. CHC reached out to […]

Empowering Neighbours to Be Community Leaders

The Mustard Seed Neighbour Centre facilitates a greater sense of community and well-being among the neighbours of Manchester and surrounding areas. “We work with everyone in the community” says Nadia; the Community Hubs Supervisor at the Mustard Seed Neighbour Centre in the Calgary Housing Company Manchester Complex. She has worked with the Mustard Seed for […]

Sign up for RentSmart

Learn About Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Resident RentSmart is a certificate program that helps  build a common understanding between residents and landlords while creating a safe space to ask questions and share experiences. Participants will learn about: roommates neighbours budgeting communications with neighbours taking care of your home fire safety pests community supports […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]