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 Recommendations on Rapid Housing Initiative with Honourable Ahmed Hussen

On February 8, 2021 The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) and the Community Housing Transformation Centre (CHTC) hosted a consultation session on the Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) to better understand how the initiative can improved as a second phase and inform the federal government. The feedback received was invaluable in determining needed changes to…

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CHRA Launches Registration for the 2021 National Congress on Housing and Homelessness

CHRA is proud to launch registration for its 53rd National Congress on Housing and Homelessness taking place from April 27 to 29, 2021. Congress is going virtual for 2021 and we are excited to have you join us online for three days of learning, networking and celebrating excellence in the community housing and homelessness sector….

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New One-time Temporary Rental Assistance for Non-Profit and Co-operative Housing Providers

  In 2016, the federal government provided a two-year bridge funding for non-profit and co-operative housing organizations whose operating agreements with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) ended between April 1, 2016 and April 1, 2018. Subsequently, the Federal Community Housing Initiative, phase 2 (FCHI-2) was launched, extending this support to March 2028. Housing providers…

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Announcing New National Partnership with FCM’s Green Municipal Fund

CHRA is proud to announce that we have partnered with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Green Municipal Fund (GMF) for 2021. For over 20 years, GMF has supported innovative municipal sustainability projects across Canada, and more recently, sustainable affordable housing. CHRA looks forward to working with the Green Municipal Fund to promote and share the exciting funding initiatives, opportunities, and resources for sustainable…

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