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Newfoundland and Labrador Community Housing Growth Fund

The Newfoundland and Labrador Community Housing Growth Fund (NL-CHGF) provides financial resources to support non-profit and co-operative housing in the province. It was established by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador in collaboration with the Community Housing Transformation Centre.

Its objective is to provide grants to help community housing organizations pay for the planning and pre-development costs associated with the construction of affordable housing.


Planning and pre-development


To help cover the costs of pre-development activities related to the construction of new affordable housing (including business plans, preliminary studies, construction permits, preliminary analyses and risk assessments, professional services, etc.).

Eligibility Criteria

This fund is available to organizations working in the community housing sector in Newfoundland and Labrador:

  • Non-profit housing providers
  • Co-operative housing providers
  • Non-profit organizations involved in the construction or operation of affordable or non-profit housing
  • Indigenous organizations

For more information on eligibility and assessment criteria watch this webinar

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Frequently asked questions

Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

How much funding is available?

The NL-CHGF has a total of $1.25 million available to support projects over a one-year period. To read the Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation and Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development joint statement about it, click here.

Why does the Community Housing Transformation Centre manage the program?

The Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre) is a national not-for-profit organization specializing in providing support and funding to the community housing sector across Canada. It has extensive expertise backed by tailor-made IT and administrative tools that enable efficient and secure grant allocation and management. Since its opening, the Centre has consistently proven its ability to assess and allocate funds within a very short timeframe to increase the capacity of co-operative and non-profit housing organizations to deliver their services to the populations they serve.

The Centre is contributing $250,000 to the fund.

Who will select the proposals to receive the grants?

Each application will undergo an in-depth review by one of the Centre’s program managers. The NL-CHGF selection committee will then make the final decisions regarding all eligible project proposals.

The selection committee consists of two representatives from the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, one Centre representative, and two representatives from the province’s community housing sector, or individuals with relevant knowledge, experience and expertise.

How do I apply?

For more information on the application criteria, you may consult the NL-CHGF application kit, available in the coming weeks.

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