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Our March 15th webinar on Plancher and its financing tools sparked a lot of interest and many questions. We’ve collected and summarized all the questions that were sent to us during the presentation, and by email. We invite you to consult the new FAQ section on our Plancher page. Many...

Many of the Centre’s staff traveled to Winnipeg to attend the National Congress on Housing and Homelessness, hosted by the Community Housing and Renewal Association, and co-hosted this year with the Manitoba Non-Profit Housing Association. Centre staff spoke at two workshops: “Getting Creative with Financing Options: Innovative case studies” and...

For several years now, the housing crisis has been worsening across Canada. While this crisis affects all Canadians, we must recognize that racialized people are more severely affected.  The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is an opportunity for the Community Housing Transformation Centre to highlight the inextricable...

The Centre in Edmonton  The Centre will be attending the Alberta Seniors & Community Housing Association (ASCHA) conference at the Edmonton Convention Centre, April 3–5.   Come visit our booth and don’t miss the sessions we will be presenting:  Alternative Financing Approaches  Monday, April 3 at 3:30 pm   We will feature two...

While Canada’s housing crisis affects everyone, housing and homelessness issues affect women in especially severe and complex ways. The financialization of housing has aggravated housing scarcity, the pandemic has exacerbated domestic violence, and the current rise in the cost of living puts families suffering from financial precariousness in an even...

Last month, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released its annual rental market report. The conclusions are not surprising: the crisis is getting worse, as we have been observing for several years now. We suggest a summary of the main conclusions of this year’s report, which we put into...

The history of Black communities housing in Canada is a story of persistent discrimination, segregation, and inequality. From Nova Scotia’s eastern shores on the coast of Africville in the early 1960s stretching across to as far west as Hogan’s Alley in British Columbia end of the 1960s, fast-forwarding to present-day...

Participates in the development of projects by planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives to further the Centre’s mandate; Prepares project papers for discussion with potential funding sources and/or partners and/or governments at all jurisdictional levels; Carries out research studies and activities with colleagues at the Centre and within housing sector associations...

“Anyone else feel like they’re drowning here?” reads an anonymous post from a user on the Vancouver subreddit, an online community with over 452 thousand members. “[I have] a minimum wage job, getting renovicted AGAIN, [it’s my] 5th time having to move since 2016 and after this place there’s nothing...

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