CHC accepting applications to Board of Directors

CHC accepting applications to Board of Directors

Calgary Housing Company (CHC) provides safe and affordable housing to meet the needs of low and moderate income Calgarians in need of non-market rental housing thereby creating communities where people can realize their full potential.

The CHC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The City of Calgary and is governed by a Board of Directors. CHC works in cooperation with the Government of Alberta and The City of Calgary.

With a budget of approximately $100M, CHC operates and manages nearly 10,000 housing units and impacts 25,000 citizens.  CHC meets tenant needs through varied programs, which include:

  • Rent subsidies
  • Near-market housing
  • Affordable housing
  • Deep subsidy housing

As a volunteer Board Member, you will be responsible for actively participating in effective governance of the CHC Board, working as a team member to establish the policies and the strategic direction of CHC, and working with administration to develop long-term strategic plans and provide governance oversight of the management of the business and affairs of the CHC.

As the successful candidate, you have a passion for CHC’s mandate, serving the community and bringing experience in one or more of the following areas; property development/management, accounting, risk management, human services, working with vulnerable populations, governance, and/or the not-for-profit sector. Your experience includes serving on a community, public sector or corporate board. Direct experience of living or having lived in affordable housing would be an asset.

Now fulfill your passion for Calgary and your desire to make a difference in the lives of those needing affordable housing by serving the CHC as a Board Member. Please forward your resume in confidence to by April 6, 2018. For further information, please contact Shauna Louie or Emily Henders at 587-353-9800.



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Tenant Handbook

In Summer 2020 we compiled a new Printable PDF version of important information for tenants. You will find details on how to connect with CHC, guidance on the programs we provide, and advice on maintenance and management of your home. Keep a copy of the PDF on your device or print your own hardcopy. Download CHC Tenant Handbook 2020

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You can participate by:

  • Completing the survey that will be distributed in early 2024
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