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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HomeSpace opens four new buildings for vulnerable Calgarians

Since October, HomeSpace has opened four new buildings for Calgarians in need. Click the links below to learn more about each and watch the celebration videos, created in collaboration with our community partners. The James House opened in Hillhurst in October 2020, developed in collaboration with Calgary Homeless Foundation/RESOLVE and …

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Rapid Housing Initiative Stream 1 funding announcement for Calgary

HomeSpace is proud to take part in this initiative to create more affordable housing to help meet the needs of our city, details via The City of Calgary’s new release: Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. The COVID-19 crisis has made it clear that affordable housing …

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HomeSpace updates on COVID-19

The HomeSpace office located at #1000 – 540 5 Ave SW continues to be temporarily closed to the public, effective March 30, 2020, to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In compliance with new provincial health orders effective Sunday, December 13, 2020, our office staff are working remotely where possible at …

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Calgary’s Assisted Self-Isolation Site

An Update on the Assisted Self-Isolation Site (ASIS) August 21, 2020 Since April 6, 2020, the ASIS has provided isolation spaces to more than 300 homeless Calgarians who have experienced symptoms or been diagnosed with COVID-19. In addition, over 55 people have transitioned from ASIS into long-term Housing First programs, while …

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Finding ways to protect homeless individuals and families from COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, homeless shelters are particularly high-risk locations for outbreak. With nearly 3,000 vulnerable citizens experiencing homelessness and thousands more at risk, shelters are crowded with limited opportunities for patrons to practice social distancing or health officials’ recommended hygiene measures. HomeSpace and Inn from the Cold found an …

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#GivingTuesdayYYC

“We have two days that are good for the economy. Now we have a day that is good for the community too.” It’s been a year of growth for us at HomeSpace and we’d like to continue that momentum by being part of this year’s GivingTuesday. GivingTuesday is a global …

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Our 2018-19 Report to Community: A Year of Building

2018 was a year of building at HomeSpace – from building homes to communities to partnerships, we are proud of all this team has accomplished. In the spirit of innovation, we are hosting our report on Instagram. You can view it from a desktop, phone or any device, and with or without …

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HomeSpace Wins Two CRRA Awards

HomeSpace was honoured on June 6 to receive two awards at the Calgary Residential Rental Association (CRRA) Gala – the Community Service Award and the Non-Profit Award. Thank you to the CRRA and to the category sponsors Emerald Management & Realty Ltd. (Community Service Award) and Kanas Shelter Corp. (Non-Profit …

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#NonProfitsVote

There is no more direct and powerful influence in an election cycle than casting a vote, and encouraging others to do so. Imagine the full force of the more than 26,000 nonprofits in Alberta joining together to get out the vote. CCVO has launched the nonpartisan #nonprofitsvote campaign to encourage …

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