About Designations

We offer a range of educational and networking opportunities to give you the skills and knowledge you need to excel as a professional in Canada’s affordable housing sector.   At the core of CIH Canada are our highly prized and internationally recognized qualifications that lead to a professional designation in housing. Professional designations signify a high standard of knowledge and expertise in housing management and administration approaches as well as a commitment to housing, professional and ethical standards.

We offer two levels of professional designations:

Can be considered the “industry standard” for housing professionals.
Hallmark of your success in housing. Experts commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards.


Choosing the right designation program depends on where you sit on the spectrum of housing experience and knowledge. Contact us and we’ll be happy to walk you through the designation program that is best for you.