Membership Benefits

Why become a CHRA member?

Your membership plays a key role in strengthening the community housing and homelessness sector. We unite the sector with events, webinars, interest-based working groups and a board of directors that reflects our diverse membership. Become a CHRA member and:

  • Add your voice to CHRA's federal advocacy efforts to strengthen community housing and eliminate homelessness by participating in events, advocacy campaigns and more
  • Guide the development of progressive housing policies that influence federal government decision-makers
  • Participate in committees that design and discuss best practices in housing
  • Become a member of the Indigenous Caucus and participate in policy making to strengthen urban, rural, and northern Indigenous housing
  • Receive updated communications on key developments, policy changes, federal legislation, and other timely information you need
  • Learn about best practices and leading-edge research through regular webinars and other learning opportunities
  • Participate in members-only events such as political meetings, consultations, and online updates, and receive briefings on key national policy developments from senior federal decision makers and officials
  • Get a reduced rate at our National Congress on Housing and Homelessness
  • Promote your organization through advertising and sponsorship opportunities on our website, in our publications, and at our events
  • Get your job postings listed for free on our job board ($200 for non-members)
  • Become a mentor or mentee in the Housing Professionals Mentorship Program (HPMP)
  • Run for a Board of Directors position, present resolutions, and vote at the Annual General Meeting
  • Take advantage of special members-only discounts and programs through our Affinity Program