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Housing Systems | CIH Canada

HOUSING SYSTEMS

THE HOUSING
SYSTEM

Course Overview
Housing professionals operate within a particular social, political and economic environment which has shaped the way that social housing is delivered in their community. This course deals with the context for social housing: where it fits in the broader housing system and in Canadian society.

This course qualifies as an elective towards IHM’s Property Management Certificate program.

 

Key Topics Explored:

  • The big links between housing, including social housing, and larger concerns or systems
  • The social, political and regulatory context in which social housing organizations operate
  • The history of Canadian social housing and its implication on current issues, including good repair of older buildings, expiring subsidy, complex intergovernmental roles, multiple funding formulas, and diverse providers
  • The diverse types of housing organizations and stakeholders
  • Policy and the roles of government in housing
  • Funding framework for social housing

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You must be a member of CIH Canada to enrol in a course or designation program.

You will be considered for entry for Certified-level courses/program, if you meet one of the following requirements:

  • University/College degree/diploma
  • Experience working in housing sector or related field
  • Evidence of qualification with the Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC) or the Institute of Housing Management (IHM)

Complete an application form and submit it to cihcanada_info@cih.org

FEES

Certified- Level Course/Designation Costs:

  • $850 + tax per online course*
  • $3400 + tax for entire certified designation

*taking a course does not commit you to pursuing Certified Membership


COURSE INFORMATION


METHOD:
Online course with tutor

DURATION:
Eight to 10 weeks, average of six hours per week on a course
DESIGNATION:
Certified Practitioner, CertCIH
START DATE:
January 5, 2017
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
December 8, 2016

DID YOU KNOW?

This course can be applied to the following designation:

CERTIFIED DESIGNATION

See Designation details