Guiding Principles: Our Core Values
CMHC plays an important part of Canada's housing finance system. Our research, thought leadership, and commercial operations make us a vital contributor to housing system sustainability and stability. This is driven by our core values:
Supporting Canada's Housing System
CMHC contributes to Canada's housing system's sustainability and stability through our commercial programs, research and data and support for the National Housing Strategy.
Mortgage loan insurance for buyers
Learn about mortgage insurance and how it can help you buy a home with a lower down payment.
Research and Innovation
Current and archived research, data, trends, surveys and insights on housing in Canada.
Housing resources for newcomers
Information in 8 different languages on renting, buying and getting a mortgage in Canada.
Funding and partnership opportunities to develop, maintain and enhance Indigenous housing.
Funds to create or improve rental units
Financial assistance options and mortgage insurance products for affordable and market rental housing.
Canada’s National Housing Strategy
An $82+ billion plan to fuel the economy and give more Canadians a place to call home.
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