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Updated Rental Housing Index Launched

An updated version of the Canadian Rental Housing Index (RHI) was unveiled today at a press conference held in Toronto. The RHI is an invaluable online tool that uses census data to provide detailed information on rental housing conditions across Canada. The updated version contains rental housing data broken down by federal ridings; ideal timing…

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CHRA Indigenous Caucus Releases Urban, Rural, and Northern Indigenous Housing Report

Download the PDF version In late 2018, the CHRA Indigenous Caucus commissioned a report and survey that looks at the state of urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing in Canada, and provides recommendations on a path forward to improve its state. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Indigenous Services Canada provided funding to undertake…

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Update on Phase 2 of Federal Community Housing Initiative 

CMHC has been working closely with key housing associations over the summer to finalize details for Phase 2 of the Federal Community Housing Initiative (FCHI). This is a new rental assistance program for community housing providers reaching the end of their operating agreements. FCHI will be available from April 1, 2020 to March 2028. Find…

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CHRA and Coalition of Housing and Homelessness Organizations Release Open Letter to Leaders of Political Parties

At a press conference held today on Parliament Hill, CHRA and a coalition of community housing and homelessness organizations announced they have sent a joint letter to the leaders of the major political parties outlining several election platform recommendations in advance of the 2019 federal election.

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