Entities

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Acronym
CMHC
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Founding Date
1946

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is Canada's national housing agency. Its mandate is to help Canadians access affordable and adequate housing options. Providing mortgage insurance to homebuyers to keep loan costs affordable and enable first-time buyers. The corporation also conducts research on housing and real estate trends in Canada and globally. CMHC is a government-sponsored mortgage insurer similar to Fannie Mae in the United States.