Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Housing Supply Challenge: Round 4 - Building for the Future

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The Applicant Support Program

All applicants may contact the Housing Supply Challenge Support Program, provided through Evergreen, for general guidance on the application process, web resources to support application development and online activities to foster partnerships and collaboration. The Support Program can also help you navigate the applicant portal.

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Challenge details

Key Dates

  • Launch: December 1, 2022
  • Initial Submissions: April 13, 2023 at 2pm EST
  • Shortlisted: July 2023
  • Stage 2 Final Submissions: December 2023
  • Funded Solutions Announced: March 2024

Funding Allocation

  • Stage 1 – Incubation Funding for prototyping: Up to 25 Shortlisted Applications will receive $150k
  • Stage 2 – Implementation Funding: Selected solutions will share a pool of $38.5M

Who can Apply?

Lead Applicant must be a legal entity:

  • For-profit (ex: housing developers, builders, construction professionals, general contractors, technology companies, start-ups, architects etc.)
  • Not-for-profit organizations (ex: housing providers)
  • Indigenous organizations, governments, groups, housing agencies and authorities
  • Canadian post-secondary institutions
  • Governments (provincial, territorial, Indigenous, municipal, local and regional)
  • Teams composed of a variety of participants

* All participants must be affiliated with a legally incorporated organization