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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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2021 Diversity Scholarship recipients head to school

2021 Diversity Scholarship recipients head to schoolSeptember 15

Every year, CHF Canada awards scholarships to young members of housing co-ops in Manitoba, Southwestern...

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2021 Co-op Housing Champion Eileen Leishman, “a dreamer, a driver and a doer”

2021 Co-op Housing Champion Eileen Leishman, “a dreamer, a driver and a doer”September 15

Eileen Leishman, a founding member of Toronto’s Muriel Collins Co-op, is the 2021 recipient of...

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Karla Skoutajan: A dedicated co-op housing leader

Karla Skoutajan: A dedicated co-op housing leaderSeptember 01

In June 2021, we were happy for the opportunity to recognize Karla Skoutajan as CHF...

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Co-op Cost Cutters adapts to changing needs of co-ops 

Co-op Cost Cutters adapts to changing needs of co-ops September 01

There’s no question that the last 16 months have been strange and challenging for housing...

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Events

08Jul

Available July 8 – December 31, 2021 The advantage of holding our annual meeting virtually...

27Sep
Just a minute: how to legally document your meetings and create the most useful records Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland And Labrador

This workshop is automatically included as part of our Atlantic Fall Regional Education Event. 6:30...

30Sep

This workshop is automatically included as part of our Southwestern Ontario Fall Regional Education Event....

02Oct

For full details see the event flyer.   Workshop descriptions:   Being a good director:...

02Oct

For full details see the event flyer.   Workshop descriptions:   Being a good director:...

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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Fredericton's Pine Valley Co-operative Housing is a tight-knit, supportive community, providing much-needed affordable housing.

Across New Brunswick and across Canada, housing costs are rising, and co-op housing is part of the solution. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/inside-frederictons-pine-valley-1.6185653