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Job Posting: Project Coordinator 2022

CCOC is an innovative and award-winning non-profit landlord and a recognized affordable housing leader with over 50 properties located in downtown Ottawa providing nearly 1,600 affordable homes. CCOC created Cahdco as a non-profit real estate development corporation. Cahdco combines the affordable housing experience and resources of CCOC with a team of development, construction, and project management […]

Written by Graeme Hussey

Graeme Hussey to Co-Chair the Downtown Ottawa Revitalization Task Force

Graeme Hussey, President of Cahdco, and Neil Malhotra, Vice President of Claridge Homes, are Co-Chairs for the Downtown Ottawa Revitalization Task Force created by Yasir Naqvi, Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, to develop short- and long-term ideas and solutions to revitalize downtown Ottawa following the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the announcement here. The Downtown Ottawa […]

Written by Graeme Hussey

Part 3: CIP’s National Conference – Affordable Housing Policy Series

Development Intern, Stephanie Cantlay, attended Elevation 2.0, the Canadian Institute of Planners’ (CIP) National Conference. This blog series will summarize one final session and highlight the themes that emerged from the conference. We also encourage readers to engage with our digital whiteboard conference summary. Presented by: Jill MacLellan & Kasia Tota (Halifax Regional Municipality “A […]

Written by Stephanie Cantlay

Part 2: CIP’s National Conference – Affordable Housing Policy Series

Development Intern, Stephanie Cantlay, attended Elevation 2.0, the Canadian Institute of Planners’ (CIP) National Conference. This blog series will provide highlights from each session Cahdco virtually attended at Elevation 2.0. We also encourage readers to engage with our digital whiteboard conference summary. Presented by: Emilie Adin (City of New Westminster), Michael Epp (City of North […]

Written by Stephanie Cantlay

Part 1: CIP’s National Conference – Affordable Housing Policy Series

Development Intern, Stephanie Cantlay, attended the Canadian Institute of Planners’ (CIP) National Conference, this year held jointly with the Planning Institute of British Columbia. The conference took place, using a hybrid model, in Whistler, British Columbia from July 5 – 8 with an option for virtual attendance to many sessions beginning on July 6. Every […]

Written by Stephanie Cantlay

Job Posting: Development Assistant 2022

CCOC is hiring a Development Assistant to support the CCOC development department and Cahdco, CCOC’s related non-profit housing development corporation. The Development Assistant role will administer the Cahdco website, blog and social media, along with organizing events and meetings. About us: Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation is a community-based, tenant and member directed, non-profit housing organization […]

Written by Graeme Hussey

Volunteer Posting: Board Member

Cahdco is an Ottawa-based non-profit real estate development corporation and related to Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC). Cahdco develops affordable housing and social purpose real estate and provides real estate advisory consulting. Apply to join our Board today! Please indicate interest by submitting your name and resume to the Nominations Committee at info@cahdco.org by July […]

Written by Graeme Hussey

Cahdco’s Affordable Housing Development Toolbox

As you may have seen in our previous blog post, Cahdco applied to Round 2: Getting Started of the Housing Supply Challenge (HSC) in August 2021. The HSC is a program led by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) as part of the Federal Government’s National Housing Strategy. The HSC invites citizens, stakeholders, and […]

Written by Lauren White

Cornerstone Housing for Women: Redeveloping 44 Eccles Street under the Rapid Housing Initiative

We are delighted to share that Cornerstone Housing for Women was successful in its application to the second round of the CMHC Rapid Housing Initiative! Cornerstone has more than 38 years of experience in providing housing and support for women in Ottawa. The organization provides a range of service options in its four residences and […]

Written by Ellen McGowan

CCOC Carruthers, Armstrong and Putman Redevelopment Projects

CCOC is planning to undertake the redevelopment of three CCOC properties. Two sites, Carruthers and Armstrong, are located in the Hintonburg neighbourhood, and one site, Putman, in the Lindenlea neighbourhood. The buildings are older and at the end of their useful life with lots of expensive repairs needed to maintain them. Instead of maintaining these […]

Written by Alison Elliott

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