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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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CHRA National Awards: Submit your nominations by December 14!

Nov 7, 2022

We’re accepting nominations for the 2023 CHRA National Awards and we need your help to…

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Fall Economic Statement 2022: A missed opportunity to build an economy that truly works for everyone

Nov 4, 2022

PRESS RELEASE Fall Economic Statement 2022: A missed opportunity to build an economy that truly…

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CHRA submits letter to Minister Hussen regarding new cap on Co-Investment Fund grants

Oct 31, 2022

Recently, non-repayable contributions (grants) available through the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF) have been capped…

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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.