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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.  

The 29 shortlisted applicants have refined and developed a plan to implement their solution using the incubation funding. Submissions are being reviewed, and the Notice of Decisions will be sent out in September. 

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 Stage 2 Shortlisted Applicants

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

Access the Round 2 events

Watch a recording of the World Café, Design Thinking and Proposal Writing Workshops.

Find Relevant Resources

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

Join the Applicant Forum

Connect with other applicants, learn about their challenges and potential solutions, and discuss early-stage partnerships to help develop solutions together.

Dates

Feb. — Jun. 2022

The Northern Access: Supply Chain Solutions for Northern and Remote Housing Round. Applicants will be invited to propose solutions that will improve efficient and affordable access to materials and resources in northern and remote regions.

Applications for the Northern Access Round are now closed. 

Submissions are currently under review. A select number of shortlisted applicants will receive incubation funding to develop their solution. Results will be communicated to all Stage 1 applicants in September 2022.  

Have further questions? 

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

Phone: 647-670-2265 

Email: HSC-DOLsupport3@evergreen.ca 

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Access Stage 1 events

Missed our Stage 1 events? You can access their recordings and get valuable information to prepare your application.

Join the Facebook Group

Connect with potential applicants and access the support, mentorship, and resources needed to develop and improve your submission.

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