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. 


CHRA Shares its Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Visions for Housing with Federal Minister

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, CHRA has shared a number of concerns and recommendations raised by CHRA members with CMHC and the federal government. However, in order to capture the full scope of short and long-term recommendations, CHRA has prepared a letter to the federal Minister responsible for housing, Ahmed Hussen, summarizing key…

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COVID-19: Updates for those in the Community Housing and Homelessness Sector

COVID-19 Response Page UPDATED April 8, 2020 CHRA has been working closely with government officials, its provincial counterpart associations and its members to provide the most relevant and timely information for those in the Community Housing and Homelessness Sector who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page you will find helpful resources and…

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CANCELLED: CHRA Congress 2020

A few days ago, we informed you that the CHRA Annual Congress in April 2020 could not proceed in light of COVID-19 developments. Since then, we have been working internally and with venues in Saskatoon to determine if Congress could be scheduled to another date later in the year. Given the information we’ve received and…

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CHRA Releases 2020 Pre-Budget Submission

In advance of the 2020 federal Budget, the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) today issued its submission to the federal government outlining its key budgetary recommendations. CHRA has called for 3 policies to be included in Budget 2020:  Develop and implement an urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing strategy, introduce new investments to increase…

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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.