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. 

News

CHRA Indigenous Caucus Releases National Polling Results on URN Indigenous Housing

CHRA Indigenous Caucus Releases National Polling Results on URN Indigenous Housing Today, the CHRA Indigenous Caucus releases the results of a national public opinion poll undertaken by Abacus Data designed to better understand the views and beliefs that Canadians have on urban, rural and northern (URN) Indigenous housing. The survey was conducted with 1,500 Canadians from October 20-25,…

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CHRA National Congress on Housing and Homelessness is Going Virtual for 2021

Having closely monitored the current COVID-19 pandemic and taking into consideration the public health guidelines and advice, CHRA has decided to organize its first-ever “virtual” Congress on Housing and Homelessness. Taking place April 27-29, 2021, CHRA is excited to welcome you to three virtual days of learning, networking and celebrating our sector! The CHRA team is working hard to…

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CHRA’s Indigenous Caucus Launches “For Indigenous By Indigenous” Advocacy Campaign

For many years, CHRA and the CHRA Indigenous Caucus have called on the federal government to introduce a dedicated strategy focused on urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing. However, to date, there has been no release of a dedicated strategy that addresses the housing gaps faced by the 80% of Indigenous peoples living in urban, rural…

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CHRA Advocates to Expand the Rapid Housing Initiative

On October 27, CMHC released details on the new $1 billion Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI). Details of the program include: $500 million will be set aside for Canada’s 15 largest cities, and $500 million will be available to other organizations, including non-profit and Indigenous housing providers, via an application process. Eligible expenses include land, modular…

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Thanks to our Congress 2020 Sponsors

We acknowledge we are on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We are grateful to those on whose traditional territory the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association’s 2020 Congress will be hosted.