The below research and reports have been compiled as a resource with a focus on Urban, Rural, and Northern Indigenous housing in Canada.

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING: A FOUNDATION FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION
Joint Report, Nov 2016

As representatives of organizations working to end homelessness, and non-profit, public, and co-operative housing providers, we have come together in the spirit of collaboration as "on the ground experts" in order to assist the federal government's implementation of a robust housing agenda.  Recognizing housing solutions differ in local contexts, these recommendations respect the authority of provinces and territories and can be implemented using existing frameworks.


NATIONAL HOUSING STRATEGY RECOMMENDATIONS
Aboriginal Housing Management Association, Oct 2016

Through engagement with their Housing Providers, AHMA submitted this report with recommendations in response to the Canadian Government call for input into a National Housing Strategy. 


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INDIGENOUS HOUSING GUIDE
Aboriginal Housing Management Association, Sept 2015

A guide to providing culturally-appropriate housing for Aboriginal communities in British Columbia.  This is a guide was created through a series of interviews and new development examples from AHMAs Aboriginal Housing Providers.


HONOURING THE TRUTH, RECONCILING FOR THE FUTURE
Truth & Reconcilation Commission of Canada, July 2015

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada was a commission like no
other in Canada. Constituted and created by the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, which settled the class actions, the Commission spent six years travelling to all parts of Canada to hear from the Aboriginal people who had been taken from their families as children, forcibly if necessary, and placed for much of their childhoods in residential schools.


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THE ROOTS OF ABORIGINAL HOMELESSNESS IN CANADA
Aboriginal Housing Management Association, Oct 2012

Canada faces a national crisis in Aboriginal homelessness. While homelessness has also risen among the general population in recent decades, Aboriginal people are greatly over represented among the homeless.


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URBAN ABORIGINAL PEOPLES STUDY
Environics Institute, Dec 2010

An extensive research study that has gone beyond the numbers to capture the values, experiences and aspirations of Aboriginal peoples living in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Ottawa.


ABORIGINAL HOUSING: WHY AND HOW?
Aboriginal Housing Management Association, October 2009

This report summarizes the historical, judicial, and policy arguments supporting the Aboriginal right to self-governance, focusing on off-reserve governance, particularly with regard to housing.


REPORT ON ABORIGINAL HOUSING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS
B.C. Office of Housing & Construction Standards, March 2008

This report is a summary of the engagement sessions held as for developing a ten-year off-reserve Aboriginal Housing Action Plan that will focus on improving housing conditions for Aboriginal people living in rural and urban areas in the province.