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12 June 2023
Housing Central and CHF Canada recently submitted recommendations on the financialization of housing to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA).
The financialization of housing is the process where housing is increasingly treated as an investment rather than someone’s home.
23 May 2023
The Rental Protection Fund Board of Directors recently announced that Katie Maslechko is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Rental Protection Fund. The appointment is effective April 26, 2023.
The announcement marks an important milestone in the rollout of this innovative, sector-led solution to the housing affordability crisis
12 January 2023
The provincial government announced today that a new $500-million fund will be managed by B.C.’s community housing organizations to help deliver safe, affordable, and culturally supportive housing for individuals and families across B.C.
27 July 2022
CHF Canada is recruiting for a full time, permanent position of Director, Co-operative Housing Development. The position will be based in Toronto or Ottawa (with consideration for remote/telecommuting).
27 June 2022
A new Research Co. survey finds 39% of BC’ers rank housing, homelessness, and poverty as their number one concern, over double the next leading issue.
26 January 2022
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
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.
14 October 2021
The City of Coquitlam is currently undertaking a Housing Needs Assessment. This will be presented to Coquitlam council in the Spring. City staff ask Coquitlam residents to consider filling in the Housing Needs Report Survey at letstalkcoquitlam.ca/housingneeds by October 15th. They are seeking a diversity of voices. Here’s the message from Genevieve Bucher (Director, Community Planning, City of … Continued
23 November 2017
On November 22, the federal government released the details of its long-anticipated National Housing Strategy.
CHF BC and the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) were present at the announcement in Vancouver with the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.