National Housing Co-Investment Fund: Black-led Organizations
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This option of the National Housing Co-Investment Contribution Fund increases access to housing funding for Black-led organizations. The contribution funding supports Black-led* organizations to build housing benefiting Black households.
* As a guideline, an organization is deemed Black-led when at least two-thirds of its leadership and governance positions are occupied by people self-identifying as Black.
Before starting your application, please take a moment to download, save, and review our application guide. The guide includes information required to create your profile and start the application process successfully.
Applications are reviewed for readiness, eligibility and completion. CMHC will contact you if additional documentation or clarifications are required before starting the assessment and prioritization of your application.
TIP: Review the required documents needed throughout the process.
Submit your application in the application portal AFTER you have received confirmation from your CMHC specialist.
Approval process and timelines
Contribution funding commitment (up to 30 days)
You’ll receive a contribution agreement confirming CMHC’s conditional approval of funding for the project if your application is deemed complete.
Meet funding conditions (you have up to 6 months to satisfy all conditions)
Your CMHC Specialist will continue to work with you to meet all conditions outlined in the agreement. You must satisfy conditions within the set time frame, or you may be at risk of a cancellation of the application or changes to CMHC’s funding commitment.
First advance (required documentation must be provided 10 days before each drawdown date)
The Contribution Agreement will outline the process and any supporting documentation needed to request an advance from CMHC.
Before you begin the application process, contact your CMHC specialist to help you prepare and gather the required documentation for your application submission.
Start your application
Before you begin the application process, contact your CMHC housing specialist to help you prepare and gather the required documentation for your application submission.