In late 2018, the CHRA Indigenous Caucus commissioned a report and survey that looks at the state of urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing in Canada, and provides recommendations on a path forward to improve its state. The report stresses that urban, rural and northern Indigenous housing is facing dramatic challenges in the face of ongoing … Read More
Accessible U is an initiative of Accessible Housing. It is an information hub created to help you find useful information about accessibility, especially in residential environments. It is designed to inform and empower people, thereby contributing to a more accessible Alberta.
The Canadian Association on Rural and Remote Housing and Homelessness has released a toolkit to support local communities to raise their concerns with those running for elected office in the upcoming federal election. For the full toolkit, please email Jayde Roche at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association hosted its annual Indigenous Housing Caucus Day in April 2019. This report details highlights of the day. The Caucus works on policy issues and advocates for increased housing programs and services for Indigenous Peoples living in urban, rural, and northern settings.
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published a report that maps rental affordability in neighbourhoods across Canada by calculating the “rental wage,” which is the hourly wage needed to afford an average apartment without spending more than 30% of one’s earnings.
The Canadian Coalition for the Rights of Children and A Way Home Canada have compiled research and resources related to youth homelessness and children’s rights, including: Youth Homelessness: A Fact Sheet provides basic information for discussion and distribution. Without a Home, presents the findings of a 2016 survey of young people with experience of homelessness in … Read More
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 email@example.com
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