City of Calgary offers discounted land to affordable housing providers.
Non-Market Real Estate Strategy & Action Plan highlights
The City of Calgary is offering seven development sites for sale with the aim for providers to build more units and substantially increase the supply of non-market housing in Calgary...
Coordinated intake process for non-market housing
The first major step has been completed in developing a Non-Market Real Estate Strategy which is outlined as a specific initiative in the CHAC Action Plan. On behalf of the collective, Calgary Homeless Foundation...
Steering Committee report, February 2017
We are pleased to provide our support for the City of Calgary's coordinated intake process for non-market housing and phased implementation of the One Window solution...
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One window action: More than 40 Calgarians recently attended tenant workshops and several CHAC members completed a survey to help determine the current state of the local affordable housing system.
Steering Committee report, December 2016
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Calgary’s Community Housing Affordability Collective the first of its kind in Alberta
A Steering Committee meeting was held in December to discuss the action plan and sector updates. A review of proposals for the “one window” project has been completed and the successful proponent is KPMG. A contract is now in place and...
Recommendations for the National Housing Strategy
Today Calgary’s Community Housing Affordability Collective (CHAC) revealed a website where Calgarians can sign up to help make housing more affordable in the city.
Community Housing Affordability Collective concerned about changes to mortgage insurance and lending rules
CHAC welcomes the federal government’s renewed commitment to delivering a healthy housing system in Calgary and across Canada.
The collective believes the proposed changes will significantly impact potential first-time homebuyers and will subsequently limit the ability for Calgarians to move along the housing spectrum and meet their lifetime housing needs.