Serving our Members

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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Housing on the Hill Day 2023

Tuesday, November 28, 2023


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Registration opens for Housing on the Hill Day 2023!

Sep 26, 2023

Housing on the Hill Day is an annual event organized by CHRA that facilitates meetings…

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CHRA submits letter to Minister Freeland outlining our priorities for the Fall Economic Statement

Sep 21, 2023

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

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We’re accepting session proposals for the 2024 Congress in Fredericton!

Aug 17, 2023

The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) is delighted to launch our call for proposals…

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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.