Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued for Calgary

Heavy Rainfall Warning Issued for Calgary A rainfall warning has been issued for the City of Calgary by Environment and Climate Change Canada. “A prolonged and significant rainfall event will bring 75 to 125 mm of rain by Wednesday morning. Heavy rain will continue to spread north this morning. Rain will persist over the area […]

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 […]

Safe and Sound: Fire Prevention and Safety Tips

Safe and Sound: Fire Prevention and Safety Tips Basic fire safety begins at home where a little bit of planning can go a long way towards protecting your loved ones and preventing damage to your belongings. Review these tips on fire prevention and safety as well as what to do in case of a fire […]

Information for Tenants and Applicants on New Housing Agreement

Information for Current Tenants and Applicants about the New Community Housing Portfolio Agreement We are pleased to let current Calgary Housing Company Tenants and individuals with existing applications for housing know of an exciting development that will help ensure the ongoing availability of over 1,000 City-owned affordable homes managed by Calgary Housing Company. Affordable housing […]

City of Calgary signs modernized housing agreement with the Government of Alberta

City of Calgary signs modernized housing agreement with the Government of Alberta February 18, 2021 City of Calgary Information Release Click here to view this release on Calgary.ca The City of Calgary, and the Government of Alberta reached a four-year $34M operating and capital funding agreement to enable the continued provision of affordable housing for […]

Province Releases Affordable Housing Panel Report

Provincial Affordable Housing Panel Makes 19 Recommendations for Future in Report Province Accepts Recommendations – New Strategy to be Released in Spring 2021 Significant changes may be on the horizon for the organization, operation, and funding of affordable housing in Alberta. The potential for these changes is contained in 19 recommendations of a report released […]

Construction of East Village Commons Underway at CHC Property

Construction underway on Village Commons at CHC’s East Village Place New community space is a partnership between Calgary Housing Company, carya, and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation Calgary Housing Company (CHC), in partnership with carya and the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), is excited to announce the start of construction of Village Commons – a brand new […]

COVID-19 Community Advocacy Plan

COVID-19 Community Advocacy Plan Proposes 5,100 New Affordable Homes In August, The City of Calgary ramped up pressure for affordable housing solutions on the Federal and Provincial governments as it endorsed and submitted a community plan calling for investment in affordable housing in Calgary totaling $624M over the next three years (Federal – $349M, Provincial – […]

Calgary’s Neighbour Day June 20, 2020

Calgary’s Neighbour Day June 20, 2020 Neighbour Day is a yearly celebration of Calgary’s strong community spirit. It started in 2014 in honour of the incredible support and generosity Calgarians showed after the 2013 floods. Now it’s an opportunity to connect with our neighbours, show how we care for each other and celebrate how we […]