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EVENT / Complete Federal Homelessness Survey Online

July 24, 2017

The Advisory Committee on Homelessness is seeking views from Canadians on how to better prevent and reduce homelessness through an online engagement process. All Canadians are invited to share their views and ideas through the online survey and by sharing their stories. The Advisory Committee on Homelessness will consider the feedback and ideas from the … Read More

NEWS / Taber receives $2.4-million donation from resident who died last year

July 24, 2017

The town, about 260 kilometres southeast of Calgary, has been named as the beneficiary of the estate of former resident William Ferguson, who died last October. The “generous” sum of money will be used to build a new fire hall, increase affordable housing and add new recreational walking trails. Read the article  

RESEARCH / Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing – World Resources Institute

July 21, 2017

The World Resources Institute‘s working paper Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing examines if more equitable access to core urban services improves the economy and the environment. It lays out how bad policies on public housing, an emphasis on home-ownership and problematic land use policies have worsened conditions … Read More

EVENT / Homelessness Survey in Fort Saskatchewan

July 21, 2017

The Poverty Awareness Fort Saskatchewan Coalition is conducting a homelessness survey in the Alberta city. It’s being conducted in partnership with the University of Alberta. Through July and August information is being collect to help inform how a poverty awareness study should be created in Fort Saskatchewan. Focus Group for business owners and operators A session … Read More

NEWS / Banff YWCA exploring more housing options

July 21, 2017

  Chief executive officer Steven Crotty said the motivation to look at how the Banff YWCA could continue to contribute toward addressing housing issues in the community after the 2012 municipal housing needs study and the 2014 council approved housing strategy. “This stems from the housing needs study done by the Town,” Crotty said. “In … Read More

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We are the provincial association representing non-profit housing providers and supporters in Alberta.

We are driven by the urgent need for ongoing province-wide coordination and strategy across the levels and departments of government, service providers, and client groups. ANPHA was formed to provide a unified voice for the non-profit, affordable housing sector. Our members include a range of housing providers who serve Albertans of all ages. In addition, our members include companies, organizations, and individuals who share our mission and want to help build capacity and advance affordable housing.

What We Do

A registered non-profit society, we are champions of the non-profit affordable housing industry. We represent a provincial voice for the full range of affordable housing and homelessness issues. We serve as an information centre; we advocate to advance housing strategy provincially and federally; and we aim to strengthen industry capacity.

Our Beliefs

We believe all Albertans must have access to safe, suitable and affordable housing. A truly inclusive and vibrant community has housing options for everyone. Achieving this will require coordinated funding and the development of consistent policies from all orders of government.

Why Join

ANPHA enables those connected to the affordable housing industry to accomplish collectively what could not be done individually. Bringing our collective voice to the provincial and national levels strengthens our influence. We offer resources from which our members can draw ideas, build momentum, and discover new opportunities.


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