Horizon Housing and Forward Housing – two leading affordable housing not-for-profits with long histories and strong legacies of service in Calgary –...
On May 13th, we hosted our first in-person event since the onset of the pandemic to celebrate the first anniversary of Bishop’s Manor.
Introducing Forward Housing’s gardening program
An Evolution of Affordable Housing by Deb Lee, BRCA Heritage Committee While you would never know it if you happen to walk by today, the development...
New 10-year housing strategy expected to help 25,000 more households in need More than 57,000 Alberta households live in affordable housing, and...
The Calgary Guardian selected us to be their “Charitable Choices” feature for the week! Read to learn about our organization and the problems we are working to solve.
The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), announced that the federal government’s financing for Bishop’s Manor.
CMHC recently announced funding for a number of innovative solutions that will address housing-related issues in Canada. Along with Calgary sector partners Horizon Housing, Accessible Housing, Silvera for Seniors, and Trinity Place Foundation, we at Forward Housing are thrilled to participate in a collaborative project to help organizations like ours advance our cause.
For over 40 years, our organization has been providing affordable housing to Calgarians in need. We have been an integral part of our community and...
Earlier this week we explored the Indigenous experience of homelessness in our blog post, Cultivating Wellness for Indigenous Individuals in Affordable Housing. We are extremely grateful for the insight shared by Richard Horvath and the Aboriginal Standing Committee...
June is a month to celebrate, recognize and reflect on Indigenous history, culture, and identity. As an affordable housing provider, we believe it is incredibly important to take some time to reflect on the topic of Indigenous identity concerning housing-related...
Our welcome home bundles are a wonderful example of what happens when the community rallies together to welcome their newest neighbours home.
Forward Housing is proud to present to you our newest affordable housing development, Bishop’s Manor! This building is a true example of what can happen when Government, Private and Non-Profit sectors collaborate for the greater good.
When individuals are paying more than 30% of their income towards rent, they have to make certain sacrifices to make ends meet. When a household has a safe and affordable place to call home opportunities begin to arise and life improves in a variety of ways. Read on to find out more.
The link between housing and health has been brought to the forefront over the past year. The coming and going of another #BellLetsTalk day had us thinking that it’s time we open up a conversation about mental health and housing. Mental illness, whether directly or indirectly, affects us all.
Despite the trails and tribulations of 2020, December was an exciting month for our organization. With so many of us facing tough times this year, we were amazed by the unwavering kindness of Calgarians during the holiday season.
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