The Sustainable Housing Foundation
The Sustainable Housing Foundation (SHF) is the only nonprofit in Canada focused on increasing sustainability in the residential building sector. We work with builders, manufacturers, academia and governments to identify and act upon opportunities in the marketplace for sustainable development. We also educate home owners and home buyers on sustainability and encourage them to renovate/buy homes that are more sustainable.
View our short video about our Mission and what we are currently working on.
The SHF is currently run by an eight member voluntary Board of Directors and a part time operations manager. To learn more about our Board Members select the button below:
At the SHF, we want to make a difference. Our Mission and Vision captures this direction.
No matter how you define sustainability, it’s about reducing our harmful impact on the environment.
Every organization has a story. Ours started with the recognition that there are barriers to building more sustainably, both for builders of new homes and for renovators.
The SHF is lead by a diverse group of dedicated Board Members who serve the Foundation on a voluntary basis.
Follow the SHF in the news, and read the latest edition of Sustainable Builder Magazine.