Data & Research
Housing Outcomes and Economies, the Environment and Governance
Read CHEC Adjunct Professor Duncan Maclennan’s newly released papers on a systems approach to housing, and housing outcomes as interrelated to economies, the environment and governance.
For those attending the webinar Improving Housing Outcomes and Attaining Net Zero Carbon: A Cause for Optimism?, please feel free to watch the prelude to the webinar. You can also read Foundation 3: The Housing System and Achieving Net Zero Carbon, and Long Paper 3: Housing System Outcomes and Net Zero Carbon.
French translations coming soon.
Updating analysis on erosion of lower rent stock from 2021 census
Review and options to strengthen the National Housing Strategy
Documents prepared for the Office of the Federal Housing Advocate by CHEC’s Executive Advisor, Steve Pomeroy, have recently been made public.
Video: Secondary Suites, Second Thoughts
Bon Swanson presents an overview of emerging research at the University of Albert that asks the question “Are secondary suites an affordable and appropriate method of providing affordable housing to low-income Canadians, particularly as a stop-gap between the demand that exists for Community Housing and the supply of subsidized units?”
Report: Home-Making and Tenancy Sustainability, by Alexandra Stout.
This report focuses on rental tenants’ ability to perform home-making practices and the subsequent effects on tenancy sustainability. It includes an original analysis of landlords’ and tenants’ rights vis-a-vis home-making practices in two Canadian provinces: Alberta and British Columbia.
Report: LGBTQ2 Vulnerability in the Canadian Housing Sector, by Kenna McDowell
This research focuses on the experiences of LGBTQ2 people within the Canadian housing sector.
Community Housing Canada held a series of Café Pracadémiques – workshops where academics, housing organizations, community housing tenants and others discussed challenges and opportunities in the community housing sector, along with shared concepts of “resilience” and “sustainability”. These conversations took place in four cities across Canada. The “What we heard” summary reports are available here, each considering community housing sustainability in the context of a particular theme:
- Edmonton, AB – Reconciliation
- Saint John, NB – Aging and rural populations
- Hamilton, ON – Business transformation and workforce development
- Vancouver, BC – Climate change
Promising practices in affordable housing:
Evolution and innovation in BC and Quebec
Canadian Housing Policy Roundtable, February 2019
The Canadian Housing Policy Roundtable (CHPR) is a group of leading housing thinkers committed to working across sectors to develop shares solutions to strengthen Canada’s housing system.
Edmonton Café Pracadémique Report
The Edmonton Café Pracademique was held as part of the Community Housing Canada Research partnership with the intent to highlight the collective understandings that were found in terms of sustainability and resilience in community housing.
Saint John Café Pracadémique Report
Stephen MacMackin and David Turner shared their recent experience of establishing seniors’ community housing in the rural setting of Hampton, NB.
Hamilton Café Pracadémique Report
Leigh Bursey, Margie Carlson and Jeff Neven shared their experiences of business transformation and workforce development in Ontario.
Vancouver Café Pracadémique Report
Ian Cullis and Christine Williams shared their knowledge of climate change and community housing issues in BC.