News & Events

"Our focus is clear: to provide safe, affordable homes and services to residents, to manage costs, to grow housing stock and to strengthen the sector."
- Martina Jileckova
CEO Horizon Housing

News & Events

From Hotel to Home: The Elan

July 28th, 2020

“Elan” is defined as “with energy, style and enthusiasm”. Today, thanks to an unprecedented donation from a private donor and his family, Horizon has begun transforming a hotel into homes. “We consider ourselves champions for home and are humbled by this donor’s belief in this mission,” says Martina Jileckova, CEO of Horizon Housing. “And because […]

New Mothers Find Home with Horizon

July 28th, 2020

Thanks to glasswaters foundation , new and expectant mothers now make their homes at Glasswaters House. The 10-bedroom home, originally built in the 1950s as a convent, was recently revitalized and now serves as a safe haven for new mothers. Horizon Housing and local support agency, Emma House , bring a home-like environment together with supportive programs to offer […]

Life in Bloom

July 28th, 2020

In an effort to stay active while staying home at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Horizon resident Cheryl jumped into action. Finding the confidence to try her hand at gardening, Cheryl’s balcony became more than a safe haven. With fresh fruits and vegetables in full bloom, Cheryl’s spirits also flourished despite the uncertainty. Cheryl […]

Horizon Heroes: Wearing Masks and Making Them Too

July 28th, 2020

Over 30 community members, two organizations and a grassroots volunteer group answered the call to sew more than 1,700 reusable face masks for Horizon residents at the height of the pandemic. When the Centre for Disease Control announced face masks, even homemade, could help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Horizon Housing realized affordability, health, and […]

Postcards from Home: Welcoming Horizon View Residents Home

July 2nd, 2020

In late June, we opened the doors to 45 new homes as part of Horizon View phase 2. Though we couldn’t host a housewarming, we wanted to find a way to welcome home our newest residents in a meaningful way. So we enlisted support from some familiar faces in our community to share Postcards from […]