West Village Suites

1686 Main Street West, Hamilton

West Village Suites is a Leed Platinum certified purpose-built student housing property conveniently located within walking distance of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. Amenities include exercise rooms, game rooms, on-site laundry and 24-hour security monitoring to name a few.

The Luxe Phase I & II

333 & 339 King Street, Waterloo

The Luxe consists of two student residences that feature the best living environment available in the Waterloo area. The Luxe is located in close proximity to both the University of Waterloo (UW) and Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU). Each suite comes fully furnished, the building has amenities such as study rooms, games rooms, movie theater and much more and offers students a modern, safe and enjoyable collegiate living experience.


Founded by Craig Smith and Mark Hansen, CHC Student Housing (CHC) is a market leader in Canadian student housing with modern, high quality properties that meet the evolving demands of students, parents and communities. With a fund size of approximately $80 million, CHC focuses on acquiring and managing purpose-built multi-residential student housing properties in close proximity to Canadian universities and colleges. The properties are superior to anything available in the student housing market, and provide students with the best value for their money. CHC currently owns and operates four professionally managed properties near universities and colleges in Kitchener-Waterloo, Hamilton, and Oshawa. These properties are co-owned by CHC Student Housing Limited Partnership and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCO).  Craig Smith led investors by contributing $2.5 million initially, serves as chairman of the investment committee as well as GP Board Member for CHC Student Housing. CHC recently became a public company and is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Village Suites

1700 Simcoe Street, Oshawa 

Village Suites Oshawa is a soon to be Leed Gold certified student housing property located within walking distance of Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Village Suites offers a number of different layouts to suit each student’s needs, and suites range from two bedrooms to five bedrooms. Amenities such as study rooms and fitness centers come standard in all CHC buildings as well as top of the line security systems.