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Housing Co-ops and COVID-19

Housing Co-ops and COVID-19March 17

Updated January 27, 2022 At your housing co-op CHF Canada events CHF Canada member services...

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Halifax marks successful return to in-person annual meeting

Halifax marks successful return to in-person annual meetingJune 29

More than 550 co-op members and supporters attended  CHF Canada’s Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova...

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Linda Wilson: An LGBTQ+ co-op founder

Linda Wilson: An LGBTQ+ co-op founderJune 15

Although many people will have seen the rainbow flag that flies proudly in front of...

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At a Vancouver co-op, a diversity grant helps seeds of reconciliation grow

At a Vancouver co-op, a diversity grant helps seeds of reconciliation growJune 08

June is Indigenous History Month, a time when everyone in Canada is asked to look...

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Six lessons for co-ops looking to grow and build new homes to achieve the vision of Co-op Housing for All

Six lessons for co-ops looking to grow and build new homes to achieve the vision of Co-op Housing for AllMay 25

CHF Canada recently showcased the experiences of six housing co-ops championing the sector’s vision of...

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Events

12Jul

7:00 – 8:00 pm EASTERN TIME Learn about our Risk Management program, which provides information...

27Jul

1:00 – 2:00 pm EASTERN TIME Learn about our Risk Management program, which provides information...

10Aug

7:00 – 8:00 pm EASTERN TIME Learn about our Risk Management program, which provides information...

24Aug

1:00 – 2:00 pm EASTERN TIME Learn about our Risk Management program, which provides information...

31Aug

7:00 – 8:00 pm EASTERN TIME Learn about our Risk Management program, which provides information...

Success Stories and Social Feed

Success Stories

Innovative. Diverse. Democratic.
Find out why 250,000 people in Canada call housing co-ops home.

  • Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Toronto seniors enjoy a diverse community
    Flanked by condo towers in the dynamic Yonge-Eglinton neighborhood of Toronto, the co-op’s 103 units are home to a diverse community, 2/3 of whom are seniors.
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  • Fraserview Co-op
    Fraserview Co-op
    Beautiful new riverside co-op helps address Vancouver’s housing crunch.
    Developed in partnership with the City, this innovative project will provide affordable community housing desperately needed in a region with sky-high rents and real estate.
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  • Sundance Housing Co-op
    Sundance Housing Co-op
    Dedicated to sustainable living
    After operating for more than 40 years, this Edmonton co-op has begun a deep energy retrofit project.
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  • Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Community Spirit
    Once a haven for Tamil refugees, today this co-op welcomes immigrants from many countries and is considered not just an affordable stop but a permanent home.
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  • Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Co-operation Among Co-ops – Mergers
    The biggest merger in Canadian co-op housing history began with the desire for a stronger voice, financial sustainability and more opportunities for engagement.
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  • Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Planning and Advocacy
    This forward-looking community engaged politicians, ministers and other decision-makers to the benefit of thousands of housing co-op members across the country.
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MPP @Peter_Tabuns Congratulations on your appointment as Interim Leader of the Ontario NDP.

We look forward to working with you to sustain our 550 co-op communities providing affordable housing across the province, and to discuss how to grow the supply of co-op homes. #onpoli

Looking to add more homes to a co-op?
Here's what co-ops who have been there recommend:
1️⃣ Be flexible
2️⃣ Know your co-op’s potential
3️⃣ Foster local relationships
4️⃣ Sometimes, size matters!
5️⃣ Consider partnerships
6️⃣ CHF Canada can help https://chfcanada.coop/six-lessons-for-co-ops-looking-to-grow-and-build-new-homes-to-achieve-the-vision-of-co-op-housing-for-all/

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CHF Canada
Saturday, July 2nd is #CoopsDay, and it's the 100th year that it's been celebrated!Visit www.coopsday.coop/ to share your story about how #coopsbuildabetterworld. ... See MoreSee Less
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