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Housing Supply Challenge Support Program

We help applicants of the Housing Supply Challenge by providing guidance, mentorship and the resources needed to develop and improve their submission.

Dates

Oct. 2020 — Sep. 2021

The Data Driven: Data Solutions for Informed Decision-Making Round. Applicants were invited to propose data solutions or methodologies that provide decision-makers with better information to make housing supply decisions.

Applications are now closed. 21 shortlisted applicants received incubation funding to prototype their solution. 14 prototypes were selected for funding to start implementing their solutions.

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Meet the Funding Recipients

Learn more about the 14 teams that received funding to implement their solutions!

Learn about the 21 Shortlisted Applicants

Explore their housing supply challenge solutions.

Find Relevant Resources

A one-stop shop for housing solutions, including profiles of innovative solutions, problem-scoping and solution-framing guides, and more.

Key Resources for the Getting Started Round

Explore the resources from the Housing Supply Challenge Support Program offered to potential applicants to the Data Driven Round.

Dates

Jun. 2021 — Sep. 2022

The Getting Started: Pre-development Processes Round. Applicants were invited to propose and develop locally relevant solutions that remove barriers to the development of housing that is affordable, with a specific focus on the pre-construction phase of projects.

Applications are now closed. 29 shortlisted applicants received incubation funding to prototype their solution. 14 prototypes were selected for funding to start implementing their solutions. 

Evergreen will be monitoring the Getting Started Support Program email and voicemail periodically after the June 15 deadline. Please direct your questions about the Housing Supply Challenge, your Stage 2 application and future participation to CMHC at challenge@cmhc.ca 

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Meet the funding recipients

Learn more about the 14 teams that received implementation funding.

Meet the Stage 2 shortlisted applicants

Learn more about the 29 teams who have received incubation funding to develop their solution.

Find Relevant Resources

A one-stop shop for housing solutions, including profiles of innovative solutions, problem-scoping and solution-framing guides, and more.

View the Housing Forum Sessions

[Place+Space] provided an important virtual and free gathering place including nine sessions on innovation, diversity and partnerships in affordable housing.

Dates

Feb. — Jun. 2022

The Northern Access: Supply Chain Solutions for Northern and Remote Housing Round seeks solutions that reduce the time, cost, and risk to access resources for building and maintaining appropriate northern and remote housing supply.

33 shortlisted applicants have been selected to refine and develop a plan to implement their solution using the incubation funding. You can find out more about their innovative solutions on CMHC’s website.

Have further questions?  

Our team at Evergreen is here to answer questions about the support available to shortlisted applicants.  

Phone: 647-670-2265  

Email: HSC-DOLsupport3@evergreen.ca 

Related links

Meet the Shortlisted Applicants

Learn more about the teams who have received incubation funding to develop their solution.

Access Relevant Resources

A one-stop shop for housing solutions, including profiles of innovative solutions, problem-scoping and solution-framing guides, and more.

Join the community

Connect with other community members interested in housing solutions and access sector updates and resources.

Dates

Dec. 2022 — Apr. 2023

The fourth Challenge Round – Building for the Future: Innovative Construction for Housing Affordability – invites applicants to submit solutions that provide innovative construction processes, techniques, systems, or materials that will increase the supply of housing that is affordable, resilient and meets people’s needs.

Applications are open until April 13, 2023 at 2pm Eastern Time. You can apply on Impact Canada’s website.

Events

  • View our Round 4 pre-launch recording here
  • We held an Information Session on January 19. You can view the materials and session recording here
  • Sign up for our upcoming Networking sessions here. The events will be held on Wednesday, February 8th from 1-3 PM EST & Wednesday, March 1st from 1-3 PM EST.

You can learn more about the Round on CMHC’s website.

Our team at Evergreen is also here to answer questions about the application process and support available to potential and shortlisted applicants.

Learn more

Access CMHC's website to find more information about Building for the Future: Innovative Construction for Housing Affordability.

View the Housing Forum Sessions

[Place+Space] provided an important virtual and free gathering place including nine sessions on innovation, diversity and partnerships in affordable housing.

Meet the Housing Advisors

The Housing Supply Challenge Support Advisory Program Committee supports partnership building, program design and resources as applicants advance their housing supply solutions.

Find Relevant Resources

A one-stop shop for housing solutions, including profiles of innovative solutions, problem-scoping and solution-framing guides, and more.

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