Who we are


Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness

CAEHThe Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) leads a national movement of individuals, organizations and communities working together to end homelessness in Canada.

Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations

The Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations (CFAA) represents the owners and managers of close to one million residential rental suites in Canada, through 11 associations across Canada and direct landlord memberships.

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The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) represents over 8,500 companies in the residential construction sector, including home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers, and service professionals.

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is the nation-wide umbrella organization for co‑op housing and Canada’s link with co‑op housing around the world.

Housing Partnership Canada

HPCHousing Partnership Canada (HPC) is a collaboration of Canada’s housing leaders. HPC operates as a peer based network and business co-operative for senior housing practitioners of organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to innovation.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national, non-profit organization working towards a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

National Association of Friendship Centres

The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) is a network of 118 Friendship Centres and seven Provincial and Territorial Associations (PTAs) from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Friendship Centres are Canada’s most significant off-reserve Indigenous service delivery infrastructure and are the primary providers of culturally enhanced programs and services to urban Indigenous residents.

The NHC is made possible by:

United Way CentraideUW_Vertical_bi_ EF_CDN

United Way Centraide inspires Canadians to make a lasting difference in their communities.

J.W. McConnell Family Foundation

McConnell LogoEstablished in 1937, the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation engages Canadians in building a more innovative, inclusive, sustainable, and resilient society.

Cities for People

Cities for People’s goal is to empower change and help foster the multi-level transformation and ideological shift that is required to help cities embrace the needs of their populations and come up with ways to meet them.

Evergreen EVG_logo_clr

Through research, design and collaboration, Evergreen moves sustainable city building ideas into action.


Maytree is committed to advancing systemic solutions to poverty and strengthening civic communities. Their work supports leaders, organizations and civic communities by developing and sharing knowledge; strengthening learning and leading; and mobilizing action to further social and economic rights.

Metcalf Foundation

The mission of The George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation is to enhance the effectiveness of people and organizations working together to help Canadians imagine and build a just, healthy, and creative society.


VanMGM, Full Colour with Drop ShadowVancity is a values-based financial co‑operative serving the needs of its more than 519,000 member-owners and their communities in the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw territories, with 59 branches in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Victoria, Squamish and Alert Bay.



The NHC is supported by a secretariat, housed out of United Way Toronto & York Region. The NHC Secretariat is comprised of:

Dina Graser, Project Director

Derek Ballantyne, Senior Policy Advisor

Dana Rose Granofsky, Senior Project and Process Specialist

To reach the NHC Secretariat, email: info@nhc-cpl.ca

Click here to read our submission to the National Housing Strategy