2023 National Conference on Ending Homelessness Coming to Halifax
October 25, 2023 - 11:11 am / News

HALIFAX, N.S. (October 25, 2023) — The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) is holding its 2023 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Halifax from November 8 to 10, welcoming over 1,600 people from across Canada. The conference is hosted in partnership with the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre and United … More

Fort McMurray Ends Veteran Homelessness
August 22, 2023 - 9:00 am / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness has recognized Fort McMurray as the third community in Canada to reach Functional Zero Veteran Homelessness. This milestone would not have been possible without the work of 14 community organizations supporting the program and serving the homeless sector, the Royal Canadian Legion and Veterans Affairs Canada.

Tim Richter Presents to House of Commons’ HUMA Committee on Financialization
June 15, 2023 - 5:08 pm / News

The term ‘financialization’ is normally raised in the context of behaviour by some housing market actors who will purchase low cost, older rental housing and increase rents to generate more profit. Often, they do this by evicting existing tenants. 

This contributes to a major problem in Canada’s housing market. Canada is losing affordable rental housing at an alarming rate. According to noted housing policy expert Steve Pomeroy, over 550,000 units below $750/month were lost between 2011 and 2021. This represents 6% of total unsubsidized rental housing in Canada. This means there are fewer and fewer affordable options for low-income households.

CAEH welcomes announcement of federal Veteran Homelessness Program
April 27, 2023 - 5:09 pm / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) is welcoming the federal government’s announcement of a new Veteran Homelessness Program. This announcement of $79.1 million in rent supplements and wraparound supports for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness should dramatically accelerate reductions in homelessness for Veterans putting Canada well on … More

St. Thomas-Elgin Ends Veteran Homelessness
April 11, 2023 - 3:19 pm / News

St. Thomas-Elgin becomes the second community in Canada to achieve Functional Zero Veteran Homelessness  St. Thomas-Elgin, Ontario, Canada – In the midst of a growing homelessness crisis across the country, the community of St. Thomas-Elgin, a Built for Zero Canada community, has reached a significant milestone in the fight against … More

New Poll: Canadians overwhelmingly support a new benefit to increase rent-support for low-income people
February 14, 2023 - 5:00 am / News

Nearly one quarter of Canadians concerned about paying housing cost next month  Calgary, Alberta – New poll results released today by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) show that an overwhelming majority of Canadians (69.5 per cent) support the implementation of a federal Homelessness Prevention and Housing Benefit (HPHB). … More

CAEH calls for federal investment in a new housing benefit to stop the destructive wave of new homelessness sweeping across Canada
January 18, 2023 - 3:30 am / News

CALGARY – As Canada faces a massive wave of new homelessness driven by the pandemic and the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) is calling on the federal government to take urgent action to support low-income Canadians with a new proposal for a Homelessness Prevention and … More

Hope this holiday season – 2022 Year in Review
December 21, 2022 - 8:51 pm / News
CAEH Statement on Auditor General’s Report on Ending Chronic Homelessness
November 15, 2022 - 10:55 am / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) welcomes the Office of the Auditor General’s report into chronic homelessness released on November 15, 2022. 

Remembrance Day 2022
November 11, 2022 - 11:11 am / News

This week, we remember the sacrifices that veterans have made throughout our country’s history. We honour those who have served in both war and in peacetime, here in Canada and abroad.  On Tuesday, we honoured National Indigenous Veterans Day and today, we honour all veterans on Remembrance Day.   Lest we … More