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We are pleased to announce the members of Canada’s first-ever National Housing Council. Please read the news release to learn more.

We will provide more information on the National Housing Council, its members and mandate shortly. Make sure to visit this page regularly for updates and more details.


The National Housing Council:

  • promotes participation and inclusion in the development of housing policy
  • contributes to the success of the National Housing Strategy
  • provides advice to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development on how to improve housing outcomes
  • offers advice on the effectiveness of the National Housing Strategy to the Minister
  • supports the progressive realization of the right to adequate housing, as recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Thank you for your interest in the National Housing Council.

The National Housing Council call for applications closed on October 14, 2019.

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