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20,000 Homes Campaign beats goal to house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people
March 6, 2019 - 7:12 am / News

20,000 Homes Campaign houses 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people. CAEH launches new national effort – Built for Zero Canada – to end chronic homelessness. Today the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness launches a new national effort to end chronic homelessness after its 20,000 Homes Campaign successfully housed 21,254 … More

Bright Spot: Medicine Hat is proving functional zero is achievable
March 3, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

As it closes in on functional zero chronic homelessness, Medicine Hat, Alberta is helping us understand what it takes to reach, achieve and sustain functional zero. The 20,000 Homes Campaign is working closely with Medicine Hat to learn with them as they end chronic homelessness. This blog is a part … More

Bright Spot: Kawartha Lakes & County of Haliburton on track to functional zero
February 25, 2019 - 1:00 am / Blog, News

20,000 Homes Campaign community Kawartha-Haliburton cut chronic homelessness 51% in six months and is on track to achieve functional zero chronic homelessness. In this blog leaders from Kawartha-Haliburton talk about their work and the keys to their success. This is the first blog in our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding … More

CAEH19 Conference Website Launches!
February 7, 2019 - 11:36 am / Blog, Events, News

We’ve launched our National Conference on Ending Homelessness website! Online registration, scholarship applications and a call for presentations are now open for CAEH19 in Edmonton from November 4th to 6th. Are you counting down the days to the 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Edmonton? Have you put it … More

20,000 Homes Campaign communities close in on goal to house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people.
February 3, 2019 - 8:00 pm / Blog, News

20,000 Homes Campaign communities are closing in on the 20,000 move-ins goal ahead of our July 1, 2020 deadline. As the campaign heads down its final mile, we reflect on our journey and look ahead to the future of the campaign. On June 16, 2015, the CAEH joined 21 communities … More

‘Veteran homelessness in Canada is readily solvable’
November 29, 2018 - 1:30 am / Blog, News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs today and this is what we had to say about preventing and ending veteran homelessness: it can be done! By Tim Richter, CAEH President & CEO Good afternoon everyone. Thank you for this … More

Advocates Urge Independent Oversight and Human Rights Hearings in Forthcoming Legislation
November 26, 2018 - 7:00 am / News

On the first anniversary of Canada’s National Housing Strategy important questions remain about the federal implementation of the Right to Housing. CALGARY (November 26, 2018) –  Canada will fall short of international standards on the progressive implementation of the right to housing if it excludes independent oversight and adjudication measures … More

National Housing Day 18 Years Later
November 22, 2018 - 2:30 am / Blog, News

Exactly one year after the federal government’s announcement of a National Housing Strategy, and a few months away from the new homelessness strategy, Reaching Home, rolling out, this #National Housing Day sees us getting closer to realizing the right to housing. In 1998, Canadians and municipalities declared homelessness a national … More

#CAEH18: Ending homelessness on day one
November 5, 2018 - 4:44 pm / Blog, News

Highlights from Day One of Three of #CAEH18 in Hamilton from Nov. 5-7. From federal funding announcements to the connections we make over our shared goal to end homelessness.   It’s only been the first of three days, but so many wonderful announcements, gatherings and experiences were shared at the … More

CAEH receives federal funding for 20,000 Homes Campaign
November 2, 2018 - 2:40 pm / Blog, News

This morning the Government of Canada announced an investment of $885,000 to scale up the CAEH’s 20,000 Homes Campaign to accelerate progress on ending chronic homelessness in 38 campaign communities.   The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is going to make the most of its $885,000 in new federal funding … More