Affordable housing with youth programming opens in Forest Lawn

Calgary youth will find a home at Boreal Place with dedicated resources aimed at breaking the cycle of homelessness   April 6, 2022, Calgary AB – After major renovations by HomeSpace, a 25-unit lodging house in Forest Lawn will open to youth in need. A recent study determined that just …

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Every child deserves to play

Healthy enough to be home, but too sick to live without 24/medical care, some Albertan children spend their early lives in hospitals, raised largely by a rotating staff of nurses and doctors. Folks at the Universal Rehabilitation Service Agency (URSA) imagined a better life for these children, and in 2018 …

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The artist finds his way home

As a child in Fort Simpson Marty’s eldest sister gave him a pair of beaded moccasins. The smell of the moose hide and the intricate beadwork sparked a passion for embroidery in Marty that would carry him through some very desperate times. “When I’m doing something like this, even when …

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Open Letter: This election Canadians could end homelessness

It’s something voters want, all it takes is political will.           Anyone who knows him knew Chris* didn’t belong in a halfway house. In his late twenties and on the autism spectrum – he didn’t have many options. To live independently he needed affordable, supportive housing, a rare commodity in Calgary. …

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Seton affordable housing virtual groundbreaking

  HomeSpace and Brookfield Residential are delighted to share this virtual groundbreaking for the Seton affordable townhouse development! At HomeSpace we believe that everyone in our community should have access to safe affordable housing, and as we break ground on our 12th build in 6 years we are coming one …

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Calgary’s first office tower to affordable housing conversion

  HomeSpace and Inn From the Cold and are partnering on a first-of-its kind project that helps to address two problems at once: affordable housing, and Calgary’s vacant downtown core. We have purchased the 10 storey, 100,000 square foot Sierra Place building which is located on the C-Train line at …

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