Serving our Members

Despite the difficulties caused by the current pandemic, CHRA remains open and continues to provide service to our members. Although CHRA staff are working remotely from home during the current crisis, we are still connected virtually and will respond to any inquiries or requests for assistance. Click below for a list of the CHRA staff and our contact information. As well, consult our COVID-19 response page to stay updated on measures being taken as a response to the pandemic. 


CHRA Statement on National Day Of Truth and Reconciliation | September 30, 2021

Unceded Territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe/Ottawa, ON The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association will honour the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th. CHRA recognizes this as a time to commit and work towards meaningful reconciliation with Indigenous peoples across Canada while at the same time acknowledging that reconciliation should be a practice…

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Pledge to Vote Housing in the next federal election!

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association along with members of a national coalition officially launched the Vote Housing campaign on June 17. CHRA is proud to have partnered with the Co-Operative Housing Federation of Canada, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and the Canadian Lived Experience Leadership Network to shape what is expected to be the largest housing advocacy campaign in Canadian history—together,…

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House of Commons Standing Committee Issues Final Report on Urban, Rural and Northern Indigenous Housing

On Wednesday, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) released its long awaited report on urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing. The Committee received representations from dozens of witnesses over the past several months, including CHRA staff and members of the CHRA…

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CHRA Welcomes New Board President and Salutes Past President

During the Annual General Meeting on May 10, it was announced that Tim Crooks, CEO of Phoenix Youth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will take on the role as the new CHRA Board President. Tim’s term as President will take place over two years. As well, the CHRA membership also expressed its gratitude to Kevin Albers, CEO…

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