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CAEH President & CEO appears before Commons committee calling for right to housing amendments
May 9, 2019 - 12:35 pm / Blog

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness President & CEO, Tim Richter appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on May 8, speaking to necessary amendments that would strengthen the federal right to housing commitment in the National Housing Strategy Act. Read what he had to say below. … More


Bright Spot: Guelph-Wellington reduces chronic homelessness by 24% in seven months
May 5, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog

The Built for Zero Canada community’s coordinated access system and real-time data transformed the way they look at homelessness. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across Canada.   Guelph-Wellington is on a hot streak. The Built for Zero Canada … More


CAEH receives CMHC grant for groundbreaking research on homelessness for women and girls
April 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm / Blog, News

CMHC announces $100,000 research grant for Understanding Homelessness and Housing Need for Women and Girls in Canada research project lead by the Women’s Homelessness Advisory Committee of the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness.   A new research project exploring how women and girls experience homelessness and housing need in Canada … More


Bright Spot: With a ‘bias for action,’ Saint John moves 22 people out of shelter and into housing
April 14, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

Built for Zero Canada community Saint John, NB, armed with no more than rent supplements, partners sitting around a table and a By-Name List, housed 22 people in a three-month pilot project. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … More


CAEH reacts to federal government’s tabled right to housing legislation
April 11, 2019 - 10:50 am / Blog, News

The federal government is taking a big step forward on legislating housing rights. The CAEH is joining housing rights advocates in seeking amendments to strengthen key accountability mechanisms consistent with international standards and to protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples   In Bill C-97 (Budget Implementation Act, 2019) tabled Monday, … More


Request for proposals: Consultant to support development and implementation of a multi-year fund development plan
April 9, 2019 - 2:40 pm / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the creation of a Fund Development Plan for the CAEH for the next three and a half fiscal years: September 1, 2019 to March 31, 2023. The plan will recommend strategies and tactics for fund development … More


Bright Spot: North America’s largest homeless shelter becomes ‘housing-focused’
March 31, 2019 - 11:00 pm / Blog, News

In this guest & Bright Spot blog, Sandra Clarkson shares how over the last 12 months the Calgary Drop-In Centre has housed 326 people and reduced its chronically homeless population by 22%. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting outstanding work in ending homelessness happening across … More


CAEH welcomes new investment in rental housing in Budget 2019 – calls on all parties to support urgent action to solve Canada’s homelessness crisis.
March 19, 2019 - 11:09 pm / Blog, News

The CAEH welcomes new investment in rental housing, building on the Federal government’s ground-breaking National Housing Strategy, but reiterates federal housing investments should prioritize those in greatest need. In Budget 2019 the federal government made important new investments in housing reflecting Canadians’ concerns about housing affordability. Unfortunately, that investment was … More


New network advocates for a focus on rural and remote homelessness
March 10, 2019 - 9:52 pm / Blog, News

The CAEH is pleased to support the creation of the National Alliance to End Rural and Remote Homelessness (NAERRH). It is a network of individuals and organizations focused on building and elevating a collective voice across Canada to advocate for the importance of preventing, reducing and ending homelessness in rural … More


Built for Zero Canada launches after communities house 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless population
March 6, 2019 - 11:52 am / News

On March 6, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness launched Built for Zero Canada after its 20,000 Homes Campaign communities successfully housed 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people and wrapped. Tim Richter, CAEH President & CEO, addressed 125 community leaders from across Canada in Toronto at the BFZ-C Learning Session and launch.