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. 



The Housing Professionals Mentorship Program Launches New Website

The Housing Professionals Mentorship Program is now receiving applications for the 2021 cohort! Since 2018, HPMP has matched experienced housing leaders with those who are just starting out to build networks, develop leadership skills and share discoveries about community housing and homelessness. This year, HPMP has launched a brand new website that shares all the information you need to know…

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Congratulations to the 2020 CHRA National Award Recipients!

On September 8, CHRA was very proud to honour the recipients of the 2020 CHRA National Awards. In response to having CHRA’s National Congress on Housing and Homelessness cancelled due to COVID-19, CHRA held its Annual Awards Ceremony for the first time ever in virtual format. Congratulations to our following award recipients: Lifetime Achievement Award:…

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Submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee 2021 Pre-Budget Consultation

CHRA has submitted a brief to the House of Commons Finance Committee as part of the Committee’s annual pre-budget consultation process in advance of the 2021 federal budget. CHRA’s overlying theme is that investments in affordable housing should be the key focus of a post-pandemic economic stimulus package.  Specifically, CHRA calls for that stimulus policy…

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Register for CHRA’s Virtual Housing on the Hill: September 29

CHRA is happy to announce that registration for the annual Housing on the Hill Day is now open. Taking place on September 29, the 2020 version of Housing on the Hill Day will be in a virtual format due to the ongoing pandemic. Housing on the Hill Day is an annual event where registrants have an opportunity to meet with…

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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.