WNHHN joins housing & homelessness delegation on the rights of the child at United Nations
May 17, 2022

Watch the  live-stream during the 90th Treaty Body Session – Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at 9 am ET today From May 16 to 18, representatives … More

A Feminist Housing Budget?
April 13, 2022

Budget 2022, referred to as “The Housing Budget,” committed over $14 billion dollars to housing – one-third of all new spending. The WNHHN celebrates all additional federal investments in affordable … More

A New Horizon – The Pan-Canadian Women’s Housing and Homelessness Survey
September 29, 2021

By: Kaitlin Schwan, Mary Vaccaro, & Khulud Baig   In Canada and around the world, many women, girls, and gender diverse people continue to live in insecure or unsafe housing … More

Report: Setbacks in Realizing Women’s Right to Housing
August 26, 2021

A Report to United Nations Commission on the Status of Women by CERA This report focuses on how there are policy gaps in Canada’s National Housing Strategy which have prevented … More

Budget 2021: Gains and gaps for women experiencing homelessness
April 21, 2021

All across Canada many women, girls, and gender diverse people continue to live in insecure or unsafe housing due to inequity and discrimination. In the Canadian context, these groups experience … More

My Story: If I had not been homeless
January 26, 2021

In this blog post, Hilary L. Chapple shares her experience of homelessness and where the journey led her. Hilary sits on the Steering Committee of the Women’s National Housing & … More

WNHHN’s recommendations make it to HUMA
September 30, 2020

On June 12, 2020, the Women’s National Housing and Homelessness Network sent recommendations to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development, and the Status … More

Criminal justice involvement amongst youth experiencing homelessness in Canada: Reflections during a pandemic
September 22, 2020

Gender matters when it comes to tackling homelessness and housing need. This is the second blog in a series that brings a gender-based lens to the housing challenges facing women, … More