Harm reduction building helps Peter get healthy

From our 2016-2017 Report to Community. Peter’s home at RESOLVE’s first newly constructed apartment building is a fresh start for the 52-year-old Calgarian. He was one of the building’s first tenants. “Nobody has lived here before — it’s nice and clean,” Peter, whose name is changed to protect his privacy, says. Thoughtful and observant, Peter speaks with the wisdom of someone who has experienced life on the streets. Peter began drinking regularly at age 16 and dropped out of high school in Grade 11. “It was a huge mistake,” he recalls. “I ...

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With his new home, Marcos gets to spend quality time with his 3 granddaughters

Marcos, 70, enjoys his summers, spending the days with his granddaughters while their parents are at work. Each morning...

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What is affordable and supported housing?

From our 2016-2017 Report to Community. RESOLVE is built on the “Housing First” approach — providing individuals with the stability of a home, first, combined with the support they need to live healthy lives. This method also decreases the use of social services by vulnerable and homeless individuals, resulting in a significant savings to these taxpayer-funded services. Affordability is an essential element of RESOLVE housing — what sets it apart is the wide range of support services our Partners provide that are tailored to each individual’s needs. ...

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BILD – Calgary Region donates $750,000, bringing the home building industry’s total contribution to an unprecedented $27 million to RESOLVE

From our 2016-2017 Report to Community. BILD – Calgary Region joined RESOLVE’s home builders with a $750,000 gift in support of creating affordable and supported rental housing in our city. This brings the total contribution to RESOLVE from the home building industry to $27 million. BILD’s gift will go towards Calgary Alpha House Society’s housing initiative for women experiencing addiction, homelessness and mental health challenges. Alpha House was able to secure financing to purchase a 24-unit building in summer 2017 thanks in part to BILD’s gift. Tenants ...

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RESOLVE salutes visionary homebuilders who have supported the Campaign from the very beginning

From our 2016-2017 Report to Community. A group of 11 homebuilders in Calgary believed in the RESOLVE Campaign from the beginning and came together at the start to kick off the Campaign with a combined gift of $15.4 million. Via the leadership of Alan Norris, Chairman and CEO of Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. and Chair of the RESOLVE Campaign, the builders came together to tackle the lack of affordable and supported housing for Calgary’s most vulnerable citizens. As the Campaign nears the finish line, the builders continue to be steadfast supporters. With ...

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