News & Events

"Our goal is to create opportunities for everyone to succeed: our tenants, our staff, our partners, and ultimately, our community."
- Kim O'Brien
Executive Director
Horizon Housing Society

News & Events

Spreading Cheer with Horizon Housing’s Residents

December 20th, 2017

On November 25, Horizon Housing celebrated the season with its fifth annual Tenant Holiday Party! Each year, the event has become more and more popular, with residents arriving on three holiday shuttle buses from Horizon Housing’s seven apartment buildings throughout the city. Over 250 residents, staff, volunteers and government representatives gathered at the Kerby Centre […]

Horizon Housing Society Welcomes New CEO, Martina Jileckova

December 12th, 2017

Since the departure of our former CEO, Kim O’Brien in September, we at Horizon Housing Society, have been busy planning for the future and thinking about the leadership we’ll need for the years ahead. We were fortunate to include many of our stakeholders in the recruitment process and after an extensive search, are pleased to […]

Celebrating Partnerships

October 19th, 2017

Horizon Housing’s 2017 Partner Appreciation Evening On October 18, over 100 guests gathered with Horizon Housing for its Partner Appreciation Evening, an annual event aimed at celebrating collaboration and partnerships between the individuals and organizations committed to ensuring all Calgarians have a safe, affordable place to call home. This year’s event had a “Hollywood” theme, but focused […]

Horizon Housing Leadership Transition Plan

September 29th, 2017

On August 31, Kim O’Brien officially departed from Horizon Housing to take a position as President and CEO with United Active Living. Kim led Horizon Housing for over nine years and has been a tremendous trailblazer, not only within the organization, but also as a strong voice and advocate for the affordable housing sector. Kim […]

Horizon Housing’s 9th Annual Tenant Stampede BBQ

July 12th, 2017

On Tuesday July 11, Horizon Housing brought the traditional Calgarian western spirit to residents at its 9th Annual Tenant Stampede BBQ. The Calgary Stampede can be an expensive celebration for Calgarians living below the poverty line, or seniors with limited income. There are also invisible barriers to those experiencing mental health challenges, brain injuries, or […]