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 […]

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 […]

Residents Safe After Early Morning Fire in Montgomery

Residents Safe After Early Morning Fire in Montgomery Eleven people from three households have been forced from their homes following a fire at a Calgary Housing Company-managed townhouse complex in Montgomery this morning. There were no injuries reported among those displaced.   The fire at the property, located in the 4500 block of Montgomery Ave […]

We are Renovating our District Office Front Counters!

We are excited to begin work to refresh and renovate our front counters as well as make improvements for our customers and staff. Renovations will be happening at all three district offices between September 3 and Sept 27, 2021. During the renovations, our offices will not be open to the public. If you need to […]

Participate in a 20-minute online survey about your neighbourhood and wellbeing!

Participate in a 20-minute online survey about your neighbourhood and wellbeing! Neighbourhoods can influence a resident’s physical activity, health and well-being. Neighbourhood features (eg. Sidewalks and access to parks) can influence people’s decisions to be physically active. There is insufficient information about how Calgary neighbourhoods influence people’s health. IN particular, little is known about how […]