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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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CHRA's work is made possible through the support of our members, partners, and sponsors.

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Congratulations to our 2023 CHRA National Award winners!

Apr 28, 2023

The CHRA National Awards honour the leaders and innovators of the community housing and homelessness…

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PRESS RELEASE – Half Measures Have Consequences: Budget 2023 Fails to Adequately Address the Housing Crisis

Mar 28, 2023

PRESS RELEASE Half Measures Have Consequences: Budget 2023 Fails to Adequately Address the Housing Crisis…

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CHRA submits letter to Minister Freeland reiterating our urgent priorities for Budget 2023

Mar 15, 2023

This week, CHRA sent a letter to the Hon. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and…

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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.