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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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Help us welcome CHRA’s new Executive Director, Ray Sullivan

Jan 23, 2023

CHRA is proud to announce that, effective immediately, Ray Sullivan is CHRA’s new Executive Director.…

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Protecting Tenants and Ensuring Long-term Housing Affordability: Lessons for the Federal Government

Jan 16, 2023

STATEMENT Protecting Tenants and Ensuring Long-term Housing Affordability: Lessons for the Federal Government (January 16,…

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The National Indigenous Housing Coalition: A message of support from CHRA’s President and Board

Dec 8, 2022

On Friday November 25th, members of the Indigenous Caucus at CHRA joined with Indigenous housing…

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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.