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

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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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 the work and hired Daniel Brant and Catherine Irwin-Gibson to produce the report overseen by the CHRA Indigenous Caucus Working Group. A final copy of the survey results and report is now complete. The report stresses that urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing is facing dramatic challenges in the face of ongoing demand and pressures, but the report also identifies solutions and ways to address these challenges. A must-read for policy makers, Indigenous representatives, housing providers, and anyone with an interest in improving the state and condition of housing for Indigenous peoples in urban, rural and northern settings in Canada.