Canada's National Housing Strategy

Canadian Liberals release National Housing Strategy

Canada’s first-ever National Housing Strategy has been decades in the making. Together with our sector partners, ONPHA has long-advocated for a strategy focused on the needs of Canada’s most vulnerable people, with strong investments designed to address the immediate challenges facing non-profit housing providers.

Read a brief summary of what we recommended during the public consultation process. 

Just in time for National Housing Day 2017, the federal government has released their highly anticipated National Housing Strategy. Keep reading for our response to their commitments, and to learn how they might affect non-profit housing providers. 

ONPHA’s response

Explore the links below to see what ONPHA recommended as the government was developing the strategy, how the final strategy compares, and ONPHA’s reaction and analysis.

Community housing.
It's the smart investment.

Cover page of ONPHA and CHF's Affordable Today, Affordable Tomorrow brochure

Investments in non-profit and co-op housing pays off today and for future generations. We teamed up with CHF Canada, Ontario Region, to show why co-op and non-profit housing is (still) Ontario’s best investment.

View or download our brochure to learn more


Legal context for federal funding in Ontario

Federal funding transfer framework in Ontario