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 […]

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results Calgary Housing Company (CHC) manages over 7,000 affordable homes, serving nearly 25,000 Calgarians, including almost 10,000 children. CHC regularly conducts a Resident Satisfaction Survey to provide residents with an opportunity to give feedback on CHC’s service delivery and share information about their well-being. The results are used by CHC to continually improve […]

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 […]

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, […]

Leger Research will be conducting a tenant satisfaction survey on behalf of CHC

Leger Research will be conducting a tenant satisfaction survey on behalf of CHC Calgary Housing Company strives to provide the best service possible to our residents. In support of this, CHC has commissioned Leger Research, an independent consulting firm, to conduct our bi-annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey. Representatives from Leger will phone a random selection of […]

Milestone Brings Village Commons One Step Closer

Major Milestone Brings Village Commons One Step Closer at East Village Place Construction at the Village Commons has wrapped up and CHC’s partner carya has moved in – exciting developments that bring us one step closer to realizing the vision of a new community hub at Calgary Housing Company’s East Village Place. Village Commons is […]

CHC Board of Directors Seeks Two Citizen Members to Join Board

CHC Board of Directors Seeks Two Citizen Members to Join Board The Board of Directors of Calgary Housing Company is seeking two citizen representatives to serve on the Board. CHC seeks to develop a Board whose members possess and demonstrate a strategic combination of personal attributes, expertise, social capital, competencies and occupational backgrounds so that, […]

City of Calgary Decommissions Bridgeland Place

 City of Calgary Decommissions Bridgeland Place March 29, 2021 – Calgary City Council has decided, at the recommendation of City Administration and Calgary Housing Company (CHC), to close Bridgeland Place, a centrally-located affordable housing development. The building has significant operating challenges, including heating issues, high operating costs, poor environmental and energy performance and is not […]

Province Announces Redesigned Rent Supplement Programs

Province Announces Redesigned Rent Supplement Programs On Friday, March 26 the Government of Alberta announced the Rental Assistance Redesign to the provincial rent supplement program. The redesign provides housing support for 11,600 households across Alberta – an increase of 3,800 from current levels. Calgary Housing Company manages rent supplement programs for the Province in Calgary […]