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  12 April 2022   

2022 Federal Budget Response

Housing affordability was at the forefront of big-ticket federal budget announcements last week, and CHF BC is pleased to see Ottawa’s focus on an issue affecting the lives of millions of Canadians so directly.

  23 February 2022   

BC Budget 2022 falls short on urgent need for more funding for affordable housing

The biggest omission in the budget is the lack of any attention to the loss of affordable homes from the existing rental market.

  26 January 2022   

BC’s first Urban Rural and Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy

AHMA’s groundbreaking work is an important step part of claiming and protecting the social, economic, and Indigenous housing rights of all urban, rural, and northern Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia.

  25 January 2022   

Let’s Talk Housing Podcast: Episode 1 Creating Affordable Housing

The team at BC Housing have created a podcast. The first episode features our CEO, Thom Armstrong and there other guests representing community housing organizations in BC.

  21 December 2021   

National Indigenous Housing Strategy Update

At our 2021 Semi-Annual General Meeting in May, delegates passed a resolution (pdf) in support of a national Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy Our friends at the Canadian Housing & Renewal Association (CHRA) and the CHRA Indigenous Caucus have continued to work towards a federal urban, rural and northern (URN) Indigenous housing strategy. Over the past … Continued

  9 December 2021   

Burnaby’s bold new strategy to tackle housing and homelessness

Earlier this week, Burnaby City Council took an ambitious step in approving an ambitious 10-year housing strategy that addresses everything from housing affordability and housing stock to those without homes altogether.

  24 November 2021   

CHF Canada’s response to the 2021 Speech form the Throne

On November 22, 2021, the Governor General delivered the Speech of the Throne outlining the recently re-elected Liberal government’s new priorities. Coincidentally, it was also National Housing Day, which put a lot of focus on the new government’s commitment to affordable– and cooperative–housing. Here is what our partners at CHF Canada had to say about … Continued