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Explore our grants and resources for the community-housing sector

Green Kickstarter Fund

Deadline to register June 10, 2022

Self-assessment tool

Are you interested in better understanding your organization’s strengths and challenges?

You can generate an action plan with the help of our self-assessment tool

Increasing the supply and access to community housing in Nova Scotia

A collective building initiative in Québec

Supported by the Sector Transformation Fund – Sectoral Impact Projects

Editorial:  The ‘financialization’ of housing puts profit over people

Editorial: The ‘financialization’ of housing puts profit over people

The financialization of housing, according to the United Nations’ Human Rights Commission, “occurs when housing is treated as a commodity—a vehicle for wealth and investment—rather than a social good.” Admittedly, the subject sounds as dry as month-old toast, but it is critical to understanding why, in a society as wealthy as ours, so many people cannot afford an appropriate place to call home.

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Housing by and for students in Ontario

Housing by and for students in Ontario

There is a huge gap between student housing supply and demand in the greater Toronto area. In the absence of adequate residences, many students result to living in dubious, downright dangerous or illegal conditions; or they pay a very high price—whether it is on the private market or for a university residence. HOUSE (Housing Ontario University Students Equitably) intends to change things by setting up affordable non-profit housing projects for students, first in Toronto and then in various Ontario cities.

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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.

Self-assessment tool

Are you interested in better understanding your organization’s strengths and challenges?

You can generate an action plan with the help of our self-assessment tool

Why wait?

Register with our Portico grant-application portal right now to get a head start! Click here!

Discover how we can help you apply for other grants

FCM - Green Municipal Fund

Reap environmental, social, and economic benefits by achieve higher-energy performance of your affordable-housing project.

We want your expertise!

Offer your knowledge and skills to help transform community-housing practices by becoming a project reviewer

A home for all & our strategic plan

Everyone deserves a safe, affordable place to call home. But in reality, a decent home is out of reach for too many of us. Through transformation, the community-housing sector can help meet housing needs now and in the future. Read more about our Strategic Plan.