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Housing Co-ops and COVID-19

Housing Co-ops and COVID-19March 17

Updated September 22, 2021 At your housing co-op CHF Canada events CHF Canada member services...

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CMHC announces $118 million in FCHI-2 rental assistance for federally-administered co-ops

CMHC announces $118 million in FCHI-2 rental assistance for federally-administered co-opsJanuary 19

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion Ahmed Hussen announced...

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Watch a new video showing co-op success stories in Nova Scotia

Watch a new video showing co-op success stories in Nova ScotiaJanuary 19

This new Compass NS video outlines the organization’s mission, vision and values as well as...

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115 Place Housing Co-op in British Columbia Needs Your Help Today!

115 Place Housing Co-op in British Columbia Needs Your Help Today!December 17

During this holiday season, when we think of giving and helping those in need, CHF...

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Thanks to new, returning and long-time members!

Thanks to new, returning and long-time members!December 17

CHF Canada extends a warm welcome to our new and returning members and associates who...

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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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7 hours ago

CHF Canada
Today, Government Relations Manager Simone Swail made a deputation with recommendations for the Ontario budget. We want to work with the Government to offer Ontarians more co-op housing and ensure existing co-ops and non-profits are preserved.Simone told the Committee that to set the province on the path of solving the affordable housing crisis, we recommend Ontario:1. FIX the funding formula for existing community housing. Without a fix, Ontario co-ops face an uncertain future.2. INCREASE the supply of community housing, including co-ops. Ontario needs new housing supply across the entire housing spectrum. We're ready to work with the government to increase the supply of co-op homes. ... See MoreSee Less
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