Indigenous Interns, Coach and Sponsors Wanted

Indigenous Interns, Coach and Sponsors Wanted

In celebration of the National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Community Housing Transformation Centre is introducing its Indigenous Internship Program. Across Canada, the Indigenous community housing sector faces the daily challenge of finding Indigenous individuals...

Standing up for tenant rights in New Brunswick

Standing up for tenant rights in New Brunswick

New Brunswick has the weakest protections for tenants compared to anywhere else in the country and the pandemic has exacerbated the situation, with evictions and unscrupulous landlord practices going unchecked. Two organizations applied for funding from the Centre...

The Plancher Project is officially launched!

The Plancher Project is officially launched!

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Over 250 people representing more than 150 organizations registered to attend the launch of the Plancher Project. If you missed the event, you can watch the video recording and we invite you to share it in your networks.

2022 Federal Budget in the eyes of the Centre

2022 Federal Budget in the eyes of the Centre

The Centre’s executive director Stéphan Corriveau comments on the 2022 Budget released on April 7. He notes several good news items, including the financing of housing co-operatives and another round of the Rapid Housing Initiative, but also areas for improvement, such as addressing Indigenous housing needs and the lack of structural measures to curb speculation.

Indigenous Peoples and cultures: The Path, an essential training

Indigenous Peoples and cultures: The Path, an essential training

The Community Housing Transformation Centre’s staff began 2022 with a renewed zeal to act on our organization’s commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. In our January newsletter, we invited other community housing providers, housing co-operatives or community-led organizations working with tenants to join us in learning about First Nations, Inuit and Métis People.

Social trusts, a revolutionary tool for housing in Quebec

Social trusts, a revolutionary tool for housing in Quebec

In addition to the basic challenge for the community housing sector of providing decent, safe and affordable housing for all, it must be able to withstand economic pressures and maintain these characteristics over time. In Quebec, social trusts can help accomplish...

Affordable housing strategy hopes to bring Mi’kmaq back home

Affordable housing strategy hopes to bring Mi’kmaq back home

Indigenous communities across Canada often face critical housing shortages and the Mi’kmaq of Newfoundland are no exception. The Flat Bay Band’s No’kmaw Village Tenants Strategy helps people with lived experience craft strategic housing plans that will allow more Mi’kmaq to return home.

Sectoral Impact Projects

Develop new services, models or tools to help the sector build and manage affordable housing.

 

Local Projects

Sector Transformation Fund

Enhance the capacity of your local organization to provide affordable housing in a better way.

Community-Based Tenant Initiative

Develop projects that aim to engage tenants/co-op members in housing decisions that affect them.

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