CHRA Awards (black)

Nomination Process and Selection

  • Nominations must come from CHRA members in good standing, either individuals or organizations. To confirm your membership status, please contact Julie McNamara at or (613) 594-3007, x 15.
  • A nomination consists of a completed nomination form, a nomination letter of approximately 500-750 words and a minimum of one short letter of support.
  • The CHRA Awards Committee selects and recommends award recipients to the CHRA Board of Directors for final decision. The Awards Committee may add to the list of nominees.
  • A non-selected nomination may be re-submitted in a subsequent year.
  • Awards are presented at a special awards luncheon held during CHRA's National Congress on Housing and Homelessness.
  • Selected recipients will be requested to submit archival photos, newspaper clippings, etc. that will be showcased during the awards presentation.
  • Complete Award Guidelines are available online.

CHRA 2020 Awards Nominations

CHRA Awards - Deadline is December 13, 2019

Deadline to submit is December 13, 2019
  • Submitter's Information

  • If the nominee is an organization, please provide contact name.
  • Nominee Information

  • Nomination Letter
  • Along with the completed questionnaire, please submit a nomination letter (500-750 words) and a minimum of one letter of support by December 14th, 2018. Your nomination letter should address these three questions:
  • 1. Provide a brief description of how the nominee meets the criteria specified for this award (see website for detailed eligibility criteria). If the nomination is highlighting a specific program, build or retrofit that the nominee was instrumental in completing please describe the key features, outcomes, effectiveness and the level to which the program, build or retrofit initiative was replicated locally, provincially or nationally.
  • 2. Describe the candidate that you are nominating. Include past achievements, years of service, and their contribution to affordable housing and/or ending homelessness.
  • 3. Describe what makes this nominee stand out in comparison to others doing similar work locally, provincially or at a national level.
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