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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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Is your co-op interested in adding co-op homes?  We can help you find development professionals

Is your co-op interested in adding co-op homes?  We can help you find development professionalsNovember 24

Did you know that CHF Canada now has a list of development consultants to help...

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Diversity Scholarship recipient Dimah builds co-operation among newcomers

Diversity Scholarship recipient Dimah builds co-operation among newcomersNovember 24

For Dimah Abdulkareem, Old Grace Housing Co-operative was the first safe haven in many years....

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Parliament returns on National Housing Day, Speech from Throne prioritizes housing

Parliament returns on National Housing Day, Speech from Throne prioritizes housingNovember 23

For Immediate Release (Ottawa, November 23, 2021) – Yesterday, as MPs returned to Parliament for the first...

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Ahmed Hussen appointed federal Minister of Housing

Ahmed Hussen appointed federal Minister of HousingNovember 09

As part of last month’s federal cabinet appointments, the Honorable Ahmed Hussen was appointed Minister...

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Events

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

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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Ken Lyotier was a member of Vancouver's Four Sisters Housing Co-op for decades, after having been homeless.

His organizing work is being remembered with a @vancitycommfdn fund supporting social justice initiatives in the Downtown Eastside.
https://thetyee.ca/News/2021/12/01/Ken-Lyotier-Binner-Made-Things-Better/