Stories & Updates
Discover the stories of communities at the centre of Canada’s housing crisis, and how the Canadian Centre for Housing Rights (CCHR) is helping to advance their right to an adequate, accessible and affordable place to call home.
Building a Human Rights and Youth-Centred Approach to Eviction Law and Practice
29 Feb 2024 – The National Right to Housing Network, the Canadian Centre for Housing Rights, and Professor Sarah Buhler at the University of Saskatchewan are proud to partner on a research project exploring a human rights and youth-centred approach to eviction law and practice, with the aim of reducing youth evictions and taking seriously the lived expertise, human rights, and unique circumstances of youth.
Nowhere to go: Gender-based violence and housing insecurity in Ontario
28 Nov 2023 – The Canadian Centre for Housing Rights is conducting a research project to address the knowledge gap that exists in Canada about housing and gender-based violence (GBV), in order to inform policy recommendations that offer pathways to housing security for women and gender-diverse people who have been impacted by GBV.
Secure Homes for Renters: Why Your Support Matters
27 Nov 2023 – We’re working toward a future where every Canadian has access to a secure and affordable place to call home. Please consider supporting our work by making a donation today. Together, we can create a Canada where secure homes for renters are not a privilege but a fundamental right.
Canada’s renters need secure homes. Our governments need to help.
22 Nov 2023 – Renters across Canada are in crisis. They deserve fair rents and basic legal protections. It’s time for our governments to step in and help ensure all renters can afford the housing they need. Join us in calling for strong rent regulations across Canada.
Prioritizing alternatives to eviction in Manitoba
29 Sep 2023 – The Canadian Centre for Housing Rights (CCHR) is proud to be partnering with the Public Interest Law Centre (PILC) and other non-profit organizations in Manitoba on a project that aims to prevent unnecessary evictions of vulnerable households in the province.