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Welcome to the Community Housing Transformation Centre

The Community Housing Transformation Centre is a catalyst for the growth of community housing across Canada.

We provide grants, tools and services to support community housing stakeholders (non-profit housing organizations, housing co-ops, federations, associations, groups and governments) in their efforts to enact social change, ensure economic sustainability, and bolster growth and efficiency.


Find out about our services, programs and grants, browse our news and get involved in growing community housing in Canada.


Accelerate the growth of community housing

Nova Scotia’s Community Housing Growth Fund

Green Kickstarter Fund

Strengthening the sector’s commitment to eco-responsibility

Self-Assessment Tools

Run a health check on your organization using the Organizational Compass and the Green Compass. Fill out our free online self-assessment form to:

  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses
  • Access an automatically generated action plan
  • Consult the list of resources available to implement the plan


  • Local Projects
  • Sectoral Projects
  • Nunalingni Piruqpaalirut Fund
  • Nova Scotia’s Community Housing Growth Fund


  • Energy efficiency coaching services
  • Self-assessment tools
  • Resource inventory
  • Special projects​


As part of its plan to make housing more affordable, the federal government implemented a new refundable tax credit for multigenerational home renovations on January 1, 2023. This contribution to finding a solution to the housing crisis, in particular to the housing problems for seniors, has attracted the attention of...

The Centre salutes the decision of the government of Nova Scotia to invest an additional $2.5 million in the Community Housing Growth Fund (CHGF),  doubling its initial investment. The fund, administered by the Centre, has had a significant success since it was established in October 2022. We are currently in...

Competition divides, while collaboration multiplies. This is the principle put into action by the founding members of the Alliance des corporations d’habitations abordables du territoire du Grand Montréal (ACHAT). In Montreal, 36% of households spend more than a third of their income on housing, and 18% spend more than half,...

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