COVID-19 and Vulnerable SRO Tenants: a Silver Lining

COVID-19 and Vulnerable SRO Tenants: a Silver Lining

The gradual loss of affordable SRO (single room occupancy) units has contributed to the inability of the City and partners to reduce homelessness in and around Vancouver. However, during the COVID-19 crisis, more spaces have been adapted to provide housing and tenants...

Three Million-Dollar Boost for Canada’s Community Housing Sector

Three Million-Dollar Boost for Canada’s Community Housing Sector

Overview of the Centre’s First Year of Activities Within 4 months, the Centre’s dynamic team has been working efficiently, even after the start of a nationwide COVID-19 crisis, approving 32 first project grants. After studying numerous proposals, more than...

Community Housing for Quebec Seniors

Community Housing for Quebec Seniors

In Quebec, and across the country, the aging of the population will dramatically impact all sectors of society over the coming years. This must be considered before 2035, when a quarter of the population reaches the age of 65 or more. The significant effects of an...

First Impressions on COVID-19 in Vancouver

First Impressions on COVID-19 in Vancouver

As authorities and society come to realize how closely health and housing are intertwined, the SRO Collaborative Society — a project funded by the Community Housing Transformation Centre — hopes to see positive impacts of the current crisis, like a change in tenant’s...

Important COVID-19 Related Message

Important COVID-19 Related Message

While the world faces a crisis without precedent, I want to express a heartfelt thank you to every volunteer and employee of the community housing sector. Your commitment makes all the difference in protecting particularly vulnerable populations. As Leilani Farha, UN...

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