An essential part of the Centre’s mission is to connect and partner with community-housing leaders to promote sector-wide transformation.
That’s why we have created a Facebook Group called “Social housing • Logement social,”
where organizations, staff, volunteers — anyone interested in housing issues, in fact —
are encouraged to share news, promote their activities and to discuss the hot topics of the day.
Share the good news with your friends and colleagues. Sign up and contribute your own content and comments.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Solange Garcon, the Centre’s executive assistant, is also its indefatigable heart. Brilliant, versatile and resourceful, she seems to have her helping hand in every file. Solange meets and exceeds the many demands of the Centre staff and keeps the machine running smoothly, like an ace mechanic. Despite her discrete profile, Solange exerts a giant influence on all occasions. Today we are shining a spotlight on our bright, versatile and modest Solange, even though she’d rather stay behind the...
The Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI) was first announced by the federal government in September 2020 as a program that would provide $1 billion in funding to build new modular housing and acquire properties that could be converted to affordable housing. Half of the $1 billion was allocated to 16 municipalities, and the other half was available to community housing providers via an application process that closed on December 31, 2020. Over the fall, the Canadian Housing & Renewal...
As the Community Housing Transformation Centre enters its second year of operations, we are proud to announce that Lisa Ker,former executive director of Ottawa Salus, has joined the Centre in the newly created role of deputy executive director.