CHRA Congress 2010
Affordable Housing: An Essential Investment
CHRA's annual congress, 2010, took place in Québec City and was attended by nearly 300 delegates.
For information on Congress 2011, click here.
Here are some of the highlights of last year's congress:
Pre-Congress Theme: Green Housing, Green Jobs
Keynote: Sara L. White, Center on Wisconsin Strategy
Our pre-congress theme was “Green Housing, Green Jobs”. We launched our new Green Policy Statement and we asked delegates to help us develop a go-forward strategy for its implementation. Click here for more information.
Congress Keynote Speaker : Mercedes Márquez
Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave an inspiring keynote speech at Congress 2010. Ms. Márquez also announced new homelessness legislation set to be implemented in the US.
Youth Caucus @ CHRA Congress
Young professionals and students (19-29) interested in housing attended to share ideas and learn from all of the experts in attendance. Click here for more information.
Several housing professionals were honoured with awards from CHRA and CMHC. Click here for more information.
For the first time ever, key elements of Congress were webcast live and free of charge. Videos of the webcasting will be transferred to our new website soon for your viewing enjoyment so stay tuned!
Mayor's Panel on Investing in Affordable Housing
A panel discussion featuring the mayors of some of Canada's most innovative cities on the affordable housing front.