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CHRA is a member-based organization that represents organizations, municipalities, and individuals from every Canadian province and territory. We believe in housing for all and work to strengthen the community housing sector through advocacy, research, partnership, and member services.

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We recognize it takes all kinds and types of people and organizations to advance affordable housing and eliminate homelessness. Your membership plays a key role in strengthening the community housing and homelessness sector. Our team is looking forward to serving you through advocacy, knowledge dissemination, networking opportunities, events and much more!

CHRA brings the affordable housing sector together to accomplish what cannot be done individually. Together we make a difference!

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Housing on the Hill Day 2022
September 27, 2022
Ottawa, Ontario

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CHRA Releases ‘Blueprint for Housing’

Sep 7, 2022

On September 7, 2022, CHRA released its Blueprint for Housing – an in-depth policy document…

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CHRA sends recommendations to reform National Housing Co-Investment Fund and RCFI

Jul 4, 2022

On June 13, CHRA held a consultation with members to discuss ways to improve the…

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CHRA writes Minister Hussen with recommendations for the third round of the Rapid Housing Initiative

Jun 6, 2022

The 2022 federal Budget included a provision of $1.5 billion towards a third round of…

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Acknowledging the Land on Which We Live

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association acknowledges that our offices, located in Ottawa, are on the unceded, unsurrendered Territory of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation whose presence here reaches back to time immemorial. Further, CHRA respects and affirms the inherent and Treaty Rights of all Indigenous Peoples across this land.