Canadian Human Rights Commission: The Office of the Federal Housing Advocate


Make a Submission to the Federal Housing Advocate

If you have experienced homelessness or had problems with your housing, you can make a submission to the Advocate. Sharing your experience will help the Advocate drive change and advance the right to housing for all in Canada.

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Dad in kitchen with kids sitting on table and giving him a hug

The Federal Housing Advocate promotes and protects the right to housing in Canada. 

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Key Dates

Parliament of Canada Peace Tower with Canadian flags

Marie-Josée Houle appointed as Canada's first Federal Housing Advocate

Row of houses with Canadian flag waving in the town of Inuvik Northwest Territories in Canada. Housing rights

Government Announces Membership of the National Housing Council

Rear view portrait of young couple standing outside admiring their new home. Housing rights

Parliament passes the National Housing Strategy Act, which establishes a requirement for a National Housing Strategy, a National Housing Council, and a Federal Housing Advocate.

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