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Co-operative Housing Development Program launched

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“The launch of the new Co-operative Housing Development Program is a turning point. The program acknowledges the unique value of co-operative housing in providing affordable, secure homes, and fostering strong and inclusive communities."

🇨🇦 'By focusing on people over profits, #coops #housing is able to keep #housing affordable for the long term'

#Canada's housing minister @SeanFraserMP launches a $1.5bn fund for housing #coops

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5 days ago

CHF Canada
One week ago today, we celebrated the launch of the Co-operative Housing Development Program! Representatives from CHF Canada, regional co-op housing federations, and co-op members participated in a press conference with the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure, and Communities, the Honourable Sean Fraser, in Winnipeg to mark this milestone.This program represents the largest federal investment in co-op housing in over 30 years and will help build the next generation of co-op homes.Co-op housing is a key part of the solution to the housing crisis, and co-ops are ready to build! ⏯Watch the video for highlights from the announcement 🔗Check out the new BUILD section of our website for more co-op housing development info and resources: chfcanada.coop/build🔗Visit CMHC’s website for more program details: cmhc.ca/chdp ... See MoreSee Less
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