Housing Advocacy



Housing is linked to security and everyone has a right to this feeling. In Canada there is a commitment from the Federal Government to promote diverse communities and create a new generation of housing that is mixed-income, mixed-use, accessible and sustainable. They plan to cut chronic homelessness by 50% and remove 530,000 families from housing need.


The City of Ottawa has a 10 year housing and homelessness plan with goals that include: everyone having a home, people getting the support they need and a having a co-ordinated housing system in place.

CHF Canada, CHASEO and CHRA also have goals of reducing homelessness.

The issue of housing is on everyones mind for a good reason. There is room for everyone to contribute to a solution that allows everyone a HOME.


Land Trusts

A Community Land Trust is a member based non-profit organization that obtains and manages land for community benefit.

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Community Benefits

Community Benefits Agreements (CBAs) are a strategic tool used in the process of building community wealth.

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Community Advocacy

Community Advocacy is happening in many ways in Ottawa. Some are visible and others not as easy to see.

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Housing Emergency Ottawa


You can urge the government to purchase housing stock. Here is a great campaign and it took me less than two minutes to submit my information and have it sent off to city officials.