February 18, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
We’re proud that tenants at CCOC have a say in how their housing is run. As a tenant and member directed organization, tenants are always part of how we make big decisions.
January 29, 2014Meg McCallumComments 0
Ottawa has started the biggest infrastructure project in its history, and it’s happening in our backyard! CCOC has about 110 homes in the Lebreton Flats area – bordered by Booth, Albert, Rochester and Primrose Streets.
December 23, 2013Ray SullivanComments 0
“We need a national housing plan — one that includes the creation of new affordable housing opportunities and maintains our existing social housing units.”
November 29, 2013Ray SullivanComments 0
We lit a fire at one of our properties earlier in the Fall. Don’t worry – it was on purpose.
June 7, 2013Meg McCallumComments 0
Centretown Citizens Ottawa Corporation (CCOC) is very proud to announce that it has received recognition at both the local and international levels in the past week for its innovative new housing development at Beaver Barracks in downtown Ottawa.
May 2, 2013Meg McCallumComments 0
Endless meetings, phoney consultations with “the community”, interpreting the meaning of “tall” or “compatible” – that is the life of an affordable housing promoter!
March 4, 2013Meg McCallumComments 0
A few years ago I was meeting with a candidate for Mayor of Ottawa; I was making the case for affordable housing and why we need to create more subsidized units.
January 30, 2013Meg McCallumComments 0
I got a call recently from a member of the Seniors Committee of the Centretown Citizens Community Association asking if CCOC would consider building some seniors housing. The population of Centretown is aging.
September 17, 2012Meg McCallumComments 0
CCOC has had its eye on the Beaver Barracks property at Catherine, Metcalfe and Argyle for over twenty years. When we won the City’s request for proposals in July 2007, we were thrilled.
September 15, 2012Meg McCallumComments 0
CCOC built our first building at 50 James Street in 1979. This five storey building with twenty-two apartments has nine planter boxes where tenants grow vegetables, herbs and flowers.