Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is Canada’s national housing agency. Established as a government-owned corporation in 1946 to address Canada’s post-war housing shortage, the agency has grown into a major national institution. CMHC is Canada’s premier provider of mortgage loan insurance, mortgage-backed securities, housing policy and programs, and housing research.

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Provides an overview of what housing cooperatives are, how they are governed, and rights and responsibilities of members of a cooperative. Also includes information on governing legislation, forming & running a co-op, ...
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Provides information about programs, funding, tools and information to address housing needs in First Nations communities (on reserve).
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Links to information from Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation about buying a house. Content includes homebuying step by step, First-Time Home Buyers’ (FTHB) Tax Credit, Expansion of the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP), ...
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Provides online information for newcomers on renting an apartment, buying a home, and planning & managing a mortgage.
Also available in: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Urdu
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This information sheet gives basic information about how to rent a home in Canada, what to look for, and the responsibilities of landlord and tenant. Topics include getting started, what kinds of rental housing are ...
Also available in: Arabic, Chinese (simplified), French, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog/Filipino, Urdu
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