Outputs


Year 2 (April 2021 – March 2022)

Title (hyperlinked where available)Author(s)Venue
“The role of community housing in successful city building”Damian CollinsCity Building at the University of Alberta
“Secondary Suites, Second Thoughts”Bon SwansonCHEC Emerging Research/Emerging Scholars Webinar
Stratégies résidentielles des familles immigrantes en quartier tremplinC. Reiser
Journée d’étude du Réseau d’Etudes Urbaines Nord-Américaines (February 2021)
Webinar House and home: Capital and migrantsC. ReiserCERC in Migration and Integration, Ryerson University, Toronto (June 2021)
Quand le communautaire prend le relais : réponses du tiers-secteur au mal-logement dans deux quartiers tremplins d’immigration à MontréalC. Reiser
Journée d’étude Produire la ville sans argent, Labex Dynamite, GT Penser la production de l’urbain entre Nords et Suds (June 2021)
Intervention de proximité auprès des résidents de HLM de Montréal et QuébecParent, A-A. et Reiser, C.
Midis InterActions, CIUSSS du nord de l’île, Montréal (April 2021)
The Unprotected and Ignored Renter: Movement toward rental policy reform, poverty reduction, and vibrant communities in Saint JohnJ. Woodhall-MelnikTertulias Fredericton
National Housing Week Saint John: Local Community NeedsJ. Woodhall-MelnikHOME-RL at the Saint John City Market
Poverty, Problematization and Socio-Spatial Management of Life on the MarginsJoshua EvansWebinar Series: “Perspectives on Urban Inclusivity” (Osaka University, Japan) – January 10, 2021
Preventing Evictions in Community HousingDamian CollinsThe Best Evidence Podcast
New Brunswick’s Housing CrisisJ. Wright with J. Woodhall-MelnikInformation Saint John CBC (2022/3/23)
New Brunswick Releases Five Year Mental Health Plan, CBC Radio with Julia Wright (2021/2/24).
Good news for Coverdale Centre for WomenJ. Wright spoke with professor J. Woodhall-MelnikInformation morning CBC News
New Rent Caps in the Yukon, CBC Whitehorse, Yukon (2021/5/17).E. Jones spoke with professor J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
Kitchen Talk: EP05: Tenants’ RightsJ. Woodhall-Melnik with host CherylBell Fibe TV
Community’s rescue of Saint John transitional housing project ‘almost miraculous’ (2022/03/17)H. Ibrahim interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
Elderly renters given short notice of 43 per cent rent hike (2022/01/07)R. Jones interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
N.B. government opens investigation into Fredericton rent increases (2021/12/22)R. Jones interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
N.B. landlords, tenants groups pan property tax cut (2022/03/23)R. Jones interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
Cities push for affordable housing, but what does ‘affordable’ really mean? (2022/03/31)L. Bird interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
Councillor votes against project in own ward to make point about affordable units (2022/03/15)L. Bird interviewed J. Woodhall-MelnikCBC News
Schiff, R. 2022. Focus on post-pandemic research. ResearchInfoSource. Debbie Lawes.Rebecca SchiffResearchInfoSource
Schiff R. 2021. Following Up: Putting rural homelessness on the radar. Interview with Ian Kaufman. TBnewswatch.com.Rebecca SchiffTBnewswatch
Commentary on Vandenberg et al.: The next step of developing and testing evidence-based interventions for older adults who experience problem gambling and homelessnessJ. Woodhall-Melnik and F. MathesonAddiction
Quand les groupes communautaires prennent le relais : réponses du tiers-secteur au mal-logement dans deux quartiers tremplins d’immigration de MontréalReiser, C.
Lien Social et Politiques, no. 87 (in press)
“When we do evict them, it’s a last resort”: Eviction prevention in social and affordable housingCollins, D., de Vos, E., Evans, J., Severson Mason, M., Anderson-Baron, J., Cruickshank, V. & McDowell, K.Housing Policy Debate
The reticent state? Interpreting emergency responses to homelessness in Alberta, CanadaEvans, J., Stout, M., Collins, D., McDowell, KHousing Studies
Quantifying the prevalence of energy poverty across Canada: Estimating domestic energy burden using an expenditures approach.Runa Das, Julia Martiskainen, Grace LiThe Canadian Geographer
Before displacement. Campus-led gentrification, studentification and rental market transformation in a multiethnic neighborhood (Parc-Extension, Montreal)
(accepted)
Jolivet, V., Reiser, C., Baumann, Y. et Gonzales, R.Urban Geography (accepted)
La gentrification par projet. Politiques publiques et revalorisation des quartiers péricentraux, le cas du Campus MIL à Montréal
(accepted)
Jolivet, V. et Reiser, C.Métropoles (accepted)
Intervention de proximité auprès de résidents d’habitations à loyer modique de Montréal et QuébecParent, A.-A.; Reiser, C.; Tourillon-Gingras, S.Nouvelles pratiques sociales (submitted)
A Systematic Review of the Relationship between Mental Health and Publicly Subsidized Rental HousingI. Dweik and J. Woodhall-MelnikInternational Journal of Housing Policy
Associations of resilience with quality of life levels in adults experiencing homelessness and mental illness: a longitudinal study (March 2021)C. Mejia-Lancheros, J. Woodhall-Melnik and 4 othersHealth and Quality of Life Outcomes
Living with disaster: exploring complex decisions to stay in or leave flood prone areas (June 2021)J. Woodhall-Melnik & E. WeissmanHousing Studies
Neoliberalization and inequality: disparities in access to affordable housing in urban Canada 1981–2016, Housing Studies.Yushu Zhu, Yue Yuan, Jiaxin Gu & Qiang Fu (2021)Housing Studies
Chapitre 3 : Métropolisation et espaces urbains dans les AmériquesReiser, C.
Géopolitiques des Amériques, Paris, Nathan (in press)
Social housing in comparison: Montreal and Vancouver metropolitan areas. In S. Breux & M. Holden (eds.), Regards croisés sur les études urbaines au Québec et en Colombie-Britannique | Crossing Paths, Crossing Perspectives on Urban Studies in Quebec and British Columbia, Presses de l’Université Laval (Quebec City). Forthcoming.Yushu Zhu, Hélène Bélanger
Help the Coverdale Centre for Women: An urgent call to support a needed transitional housing projectReiser, C., Woodhall-Melnick, J. and Leblanc-Haley, T.NB Media Co-op (March 2022)
Canada-New Brunswick Housing Benefit leaves out many facing housing crisisReiser, C. et Woodhall-Melnick, J.NB Media Co-op
(February 2022)
Migrants bear the brunt of Canada’s worsening housing crisisC. Reiser
Open Democracy (September 2021)
Density proposal is making room, but for whom?; housing is more than just a unit count, says Andy Yan. Feb 2022Andy Yan; The Vancouver Sun
“New study reveals intensified housing inequality in Canada from 1981-2016,” The Conversation. Published on Dec. 23, 2021Yushu ZhuThe Conversation
Bursting social bubbles after COVID-19 will make cities happier and healthier again, March 2021Meg Holden, Atiya Mahmood, Ghazaleh Akbarnejad, Lainey Martin, Meghan WintersThe Conversation
The Vulnerability of Newcomers (Including Refugees) in the Canadian Housing SectorPreisler, S.
Community Housing Canada Report Series
Enhancing building performance in community housing: Year one research journey (Year-End Report. No.4). Community Housing Canada.Robbi Humble and Runa DasCommunity Housing Canada
Discriminations en matière de logement et pistes d’action pour l’arrondissement Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-ExtensionReiser, C. et Breault, G.Rapport de recherche de l’Association des Locataires de Villeray (ALV) pour le Bureau d’intégration des nouveaux arrivants de la ville de Montréal (BINAM) (June 2021)
Wilkinson A and Schiff R. Community Housing Models Case Studies.To be published on CHC website
Intervention de proximité auprès de résidents d’habitations à loyer modique de Montréal et QuébecParent, A.-A. et Reiser, C.5 briefs
Logement social — Right to Housing: A Sceptical Overview of Social Housing Research, Policy and Struggle in MontréalRob Shields
From Principle to Practice: Practitioner
Perspectives on Permanent Supportive
Housing in Edmonton, Alberta
Joshua Evans and Ariel MacDonald
Housing vulnerability and well-being in the COVID-19 pandemic:
A B.C. survey on the secondary effects of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs), forthcoming
Yushu Zhu, Meg Holden, Dorin Vaez Mahdavi, Amy Zeng, Ellie Han
How sociable is life in multi-unit rental housing? Feb, 2022Ghazaleh Akbarnejad, Meg Holden, Lainey Martin, Atiya Mahmood, Meghan WintersHow sociable is life in multi-unit rental housing? – Hey Neighbour Collective
A Picture is
Worth 1000 Words: A photovoice exploration into social connections at home, Dec 2021
Lainey Martin and Meg Holden
Unlocking the brownfieldJolivet, V., Baumann, Y. et Reiser, C.Short documentary
(February 2022)
Community Housing Futures WebsiteJeongwon Gim
Revisiting Residential Instability for Immigrant Families through Mixed Methods and Longitudinal AnalysisC. ReiserAmerican Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
(February 2022)
Revisiting Residential Instability for Immigrant Families through Mixed Methods and Longitudinal AnalysisC. ReiserSymposium Inégalités, quartiers, pandémie : réflexions et prospectives, Partenariat de recherche sur les quartiers en transition (PRQT) et partenariat Immigration et résilience en milieu urbain (IRMU) (February 2022)
Quand les groupes communautaires prennent le relaJulia: réponses du tiers-secteur au mal-logementC. ReiserInternational Conference of the ISTR – ARIMA colloquium (July 2021)
Soutien communautaire en OSBL d’habitation et point de vue des familles immigrantes à Parc-Extension et Saint-Michel, MontréalC. ReiserCongrès annuel de l’ACFAS, Colloque 403 (May 2021)
Intervention de proximité auprès des résidents de HLM de Montréal et QuébecParent, A.-A.Congrès annuel de l’ACFAS, Colloque 403 (May 2021)
Local networks and outreach
interventions among residents of social housing units, Quebec, Canada
Parent, A.-A.International Conference of the ISTR (July 2021)
Discussant for “Urban housing, social connections, and COVID-19” session organized by Meg Holden & Yushu ZhuWilton R.Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting (April 2021)
Logement social — Right to Housing: A Sceptical Overview of Social Housing Research, Policy and Struggle in MontréalRob ShieldsCongress of the Social Sciences and the Humanities – June 3, 2021
“New Brunswick Housing Study” (August, 2021)Dweik, I., Fox, E., Monette, C., Matheson, F.I., Doucet, S., Luke, A., Nisenbaum, R., Woodhall-Melnik, J (senior)UNB Health Research Conference: Virtual Conference
“Here We Go Again: Investigating residents’ experiences of mental health & service needs following back-to-back floods of the Wolastoq” (June 2021)Woodhall-Melnik, J.Canadian Sociological Association Conference: Virtual Conference
Keeping Indigenous youth housed by decolonizing transitions from careCynthia Puddu and Carola CunninghamCanadian Alliance to End Homelessness Virtual Conference
Building community into the bottom line, June 2021Michelle Hoar, Hey Neighbour CollectiveOnline webinar
Mainstreaming socially connected, affordable multi-unit housing across British Columbia – Hey Neighbour Collective, Oct 2021Hey Neighbour CollectiveOnline workshop
Who is in your emergency kit? June 2021Hey Neighbor CollectiveOnline workshop and community engagement
Fostering preparedness and community in multi-unit buildingsHey Neighbor CollectiveOnline workshop and community engagement
Debate Moderator: Ward 2Julia Woodhall-Melnik
Info-Graphic -The reticent state? Interpreting emergency
responses to homelessness in Alberta, Canada
Bon SwansonTwitter
Two province-wide surveys on housing vulnerability (BC and Alberta); Interview data with non-profit housing providers and residents with lived experiences of housing vulnerability
Housing Week: 3 events
Photo exhibit of the participatory photography process on housing affordability, Evening screening and facilitation of the roundtable on Push (Fredrik Gertten’s documentary), Coffee discussion with housing professionals from the Saint John area
J. Woodhall-Melnick
C. Monette
C. Reiser
University of New Brunswick
HOME-RL (November 2021)
Building better with feedback loops, April 2021Hey Neighbour CollectiveHNC partner feature
Building community into the bottom line, April 2021Hey Neighbour CollectiveHNC partner feature
Receipt of Canada Research Chair in Resilient Communities (Tier 2 SSHRC)Julia Woodhall-Melnik
Andy Yan was quoted numerous times in national or local news outlets on housing issues

Year 1 Outputs (April 2020 – March 2021)

The Right to Housing in Edmonton: What are Your Rights When Renting?

The Affordable Housing Solution Lab (AHSL) is pleased to share our 1st activity in a series focused on the Right to Housing in Edmonton. This video is a zoom recording of a Feb. 24/21 lunch & learn panel session featuring the topic: ‘What are your rights when renting?

2020 Edmonton Housing Month: Capital Region Housing and University of Alberta presentation

November 24, 2020 – New Directions in Community Housing Research, co-presented by Esther de Vos, Capital Region Housing and Damian Collins and Kenna McDowell, the University of Alberta.

[Report] LGBTQ2 Vulnerability in the Canadian Housing Sector

This report provides an overview of what is known about the experiences of LGBTQ2 people within the Canadian housing sector.

[Podcast] LGBTQ Vulnerability in the Canadian Housing Sector

Bon Swanson talks to Kenna McDowell about her student report titled “LGBTQ2 Vulnerability in the Canadian Housing Sector”.

[Report] Home-Making and Tenancy Sustainability

This report focuses on rental tenants’ ability to perform home-making practices and the subsequent effects on tenancy sustainability. It includes an original analysis of landlords’ and tenants’ rights vis-a-vis home-making practices in two Canadian provinces: Alberta and British Columbia.

[Podcast] Home-Making and Tenancy Sustainability

In this episode, Bon Swanson has a conversation with Alexandra Stout about her recently completed report titled “Home-Making and Tenancy Sustainability”.

Cross-Cutting Theme Year 1 Report: Toward a Better Understanding of Housing Vulnerability

This report provides a valuable contribution to thinking further and differently about
housing vulnerability in Canada and that it stimulates many new partnerships and projects toward operationalizing Canadians’ right to housing in a way that recognizes the intersectional dimensions of housing vulnerability

Fostering Social Inclusion through Community Housing: Year 1 Report

This report introduces Area of Inquiry III: Fostering Social Inclusion through Community Housing and gives an overview of the Area’s activities in its first year of operations.

Enhancing Building Performance in Community Housing: Year One Research Journey

Area of Inquiry II presents an overview of Year 1 of their research programme.

Building a Theoretical Framework for Researching Community Housing Futures: Key Concepts and Relationships

Area of Inquiry V Year 1 Report

Presentation: Identifying sustainability synergies in current Canadian community housing literature

June 3, 2021 – Runa Das, Esther de Vos, Robbi Humble, Russell Richman, and Marianne Touchie
Presentation at the Canadian Sociological Association Conference at Congress 2021, University of Alberta, AB. Session: Sustainable Housing: Social and Environmental Synergies and Conflicts

Reframing stakeholder decision-making using a relational, systems approach to advance wellbeing and building performance in community housing

June 3, 2021 – Robbi Humble. Presentation at the Canadian Sociological Association Conference at Congress 2021, University of Alberta, AB. Session Sustainable Housing: Social and Environmental Synergies and Conflicts.

More than a Roof – Finding Home Post-Pandemic Through Community Housing.

January 26th, 2021 – Rebecca Schiff. Panel: Housing Post Pandemic. Simon Fraser University – Pandemonium series. January 26 2021