The Alberta Rural Development Network has developed a step-by-step guide to developing affordable housing in Canada. The guide outlines cost-effective, innovative, and sustainable best practices to navigate the process of affordable housing development. If you would like a copy of the guide please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Way Home has developed a tool for helping agencies to understand where a youth who is homeless or at risk of homelessness is on the road to experiencing long term homelessness. The tool is able to prioritize youth for programs and services that are best suited to assist them.
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association has released a 2019 Federal Election campaign related to affordable housing across Canada. A Home For Everyone has resources and materials for the social, non-profit and affordable housing sector to use for the upcoming Federal election. Visit the site for access to the resources.
The Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN) is currently accepting funding applications from organizations interested in obtaining financial assistance for projects specific to meeting the needs of homeless and at-risk people living in rural and remote areas in the province of Alberta. Project activities must take place outside of the “Seven Cities” in Alberta (Edmonton, Calgary, … Read More
The Calgary Homeless Foundation is now accepting applications through the Innovation, Capacity Building & Enhancement in ending homelessness grants (ICE) Grants Program. CHF is looking to support innovative programming, build capacity in agencies, and enhance current programs to further accelerate the end of homelessness in Calgary. Grants are open to both currently funded and non-funded … Read More
A resource providing an overview of several topics related to LGBTQ youth homelessness. Each section includes an overview of a specific topic – complete with basic information about the subject, recent stats, a list of takeaways, and, in some instances, a case study. Each section was drafted by a leading expert on the section topic and … Read More
Indigenous people in Canada are not only over-represented among the homeless population but their pathways to homelessness may differ from those of non-Indigenous people. This study investigated the history and current status of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people experiencing homelessness and mental illness. The researchers hypothesized that compared with non-Indigenous people, those who are Indigenous would … Read More
Over the last 14 months, the Sustainable Housing Initiative (SHI) has been collaborating with industry experts from across the county to develop a comprehensive resource for individuals and groups who want to develop, build, and operate affordable rental housing. All of this hard work has led to the creation of the Step-by-Step Guide on Developing Affordable … Read More
The Poverty Hub is an online repository of relevant research with respect to the causes and impacts of poverty as well as policies and best practices in poverty prevention and reduction. The goal of the Poverty Hub is to provide a searchable database for researchers, practitioners and government policy officials to access current research on … Read More
The Home Program grant helps non-profit groups support Calgarians in affordable housing. It does this by helping non-profits launch initiatives in four key areas of focus that build capacity for residents: feel they have stronger housing stability have increased financial competency access and use community wellness services / activities lead community wellness activities Application requirements … Read More