(December 1, 2017 - Job Posting)
The role of Media & Communications Specialist is to assist the Director of Public Affairs to ensure that AHMA is constantly influencing policy, building and maintaining its reputation, and finding common ground with stakeholders.
These duties are carried out through a combination of activities including, though not limited to: brand / reputation management, internal / external communications, marketing / event management, print / online media, stakeholder engagement and media relations. Read More.
(November 2017 - Media Release)
In response to last weeks' announcement by the Federal Government of a new National Housing Strategy, Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) Chief Executive Officer Margaret Pfoh says that though she is hugely encouraged to see the Federal Government is once again playing an active roll in affordable housing, she still has some concerns...Read More.
(November 2017 - CHRA Announcement)
The federal government today unveiled Canada’s first ever National Housing Strategy, a historic plan which contains a series of policies and programs that puts the needs of Canada’s most vulnerable populations at its core. The Strategy aims to invest over $40 billion with the objective of creating 100,000 new affordable housing units, repairing and renewing 300,000 units, and removing 530,000 households from core housing need. As the national association representing the social, affordable, and non-profit housing sector in Canada, the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) applauds the release of today’s Strategy.
(August 2017 - AHMA & BCNPHA Announcement)
The Aboriginal Housing Management Association (AHMA) and BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCPNHA) are pleased to extend this invitation to you, the Indigenous Leaders of British Columbia, in joining us at the 2017 BCNPHA Housing Central Conference (November 19-21, 2017). It will be our first collaborative effort and we are opening the doors for all Indigenous Leaders to attend.
(July 2017 - The Tyee)
Then the federal government launches its national housing strategy this fall, it will have taken tow years to deliver its promised fix to Canada's housing crisis.
But Indigenous people - eight times as likely to end up homeless, almost twice as likely to live in substandard housing - won't find the "for us, by us" solutions they seek in that strategy, advocates say.
Indigenous people want and need their own separate housing strategy, says Margaret Pfoh...read more.
(April 2017 - Provincial Announcement)
"Having Aboriginal housing providers able to meet the needs of their communities on the ground is essential to the reconciliation process and to helping our people in a culturally appropriate way. We're delighted about these eight developments and we look forward to working with all of these Providers and their new projects." - Margaret Pfoh, AHMA CEO. Read More...
(March 2017 - AHMA Announcement)
Margaret Pfoh came onboard as the Aboriginal Housing Management Association’s (AHMA) new Chief Executive Officer this month and looks forward to connecting with members....Read More.