Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Group’s Board and senior staff (if any) take the lead. Other specialists can help: insurance broker, organizational experts, experienced housing providers
CMHC Fact Sheet:
Housing sector organizations:
United Way Ottawa
Local Volunteer Centre
Board and senior staff take the lead, advised by other local housing providers.
Statistics Canada’s Community Profiles
Municipal waiting lists (see municipality’s website or local co-ordinated access system)
Local newspaper rental ads.
Professional Team members can advise on the pros and cons of the various development options.
CMHC Fact Sheets:
Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, New Affordable Housing
Canadian Construction Documents Committee
Professional Team members can advise on such topics as: environmental issues; purchase and sales agreements; and applicability of the site in relation to the proposed development.
Professional Team members will review, assess and make adjustments if required based on financial information developed.
Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, Funding Sources
Group takes the lead, with input from Professional Team members, municipal planning staff, local supporters.
HomeComing Community Choice Coalition
Group takes the lead with input from Professional Team members where applicable,informed by all findings so far. Board approval essential at this stage.
Business Development Bank of Canada
Canada Business Service for Entrepreneurs (information for starting-up a business)
Group and Professional Team members identify and research potential funding sources.
Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, Funding sources for affordable housing
Free Management Library (fundraising)
Professional Team members including your lawyer co-ordinate purchase .
When employed by the group, the architect co-ordinates all technical experts.
Architect (or possibly the builder) takes the lead, assisted by planning lawyer and media advisor (if necessary). Your group’s involvement in the community engagement process is essential.
The group must identify a key person from their board or from their Professional Team to take the lead in coordinating activities during the construction phase.
Professional Team member and/or member from the group co-ordinates
Marketing specialist can advise.
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
Co-operating Housing Federation of Canada
BC Non-Profit Housing Association
Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association
Property management company or your own staff take the lead.
Property management company or your own staff take the lead. Excellent communication with architect and developer/contractors essential.