March 28, 2019
For Immediate Release
Linda Ross, Managing Broker of Linda E. Ross Property Management Inc., has wonthe 2019 Community Builder Award from the Canadian Housing and RenewalAssociation (CHRA). The award will be presented at the 2019 CHRA Conference in Victoria, BC.
She receives this award in recognition of her lifetime spent in the effort to produce affordable not-for-profit housing for Indigenous people in communities throughout Canada, and her tireless advocacy for housing as the cornerstone of living dignity, hope and possibility for all people.
She has been a housing innovator, a tireless champion for new housing funding, a contributor of her experience and expertise wherever those might make a difference, a skilled administrator and project manager, generous with her time on a countless boards, committees, conferences, professional workshops and public
She has been extraordinarily skilled at communicating the messages of shelter, housing and community, and has never been satisfied unless a housing outcome truly enhanced a sense of human possibility and a sense of belonging, as well as putting a roof over someone’s head.
She has, in a word, dedicated her life to making a positive difference in any way and any situation that would create shelter and give heartfelt meaning to the word ‘home.’
Linda is nothing less than a Canadian housing hero. Her lifetime of effort and long list of accomplishments and successes is deservedly reflected by this Community Builder Award.