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Housing Nova Scotia extends rent subsidies for housing co-ops for additional year

Housing Nova Scotia extends rent subsidies for housing co-ops for additional year May 21

CHF Canada has successfully negotiated with Nova Scotia Housing to extend rent subsidies until the...

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CHF Canada and ONPHA release An Affordable Housing Plan for Ontario

CHF Canada and ONPHA release An Affordable Housing Plan for Ontario May 17

This morning, CHF Canada and Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) released a strategy to tackle...

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Nine ways your co-op can participate in Indigenous History Month

Nine ways your co-op can participate in Indigenous History Month May 16

Did you know that June is National Indigenous History Month? Here are a few ways...

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First Section 61 co-op refinances with CHF Canada  

First Section 61 co-op refinances with CHF Canada   May 15

Linda Poulsen thought she was in heaven when she heard the news. “I’ve been working...

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Events

14Apr

Save the date! A great selection of workshops on issues that matter to you and...

12Mar
CHFBC & CHF Canada Spring Member Forum 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm British Columbia

Location: 220-1651 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC

11Apr
Beyond the BCA: Change is Coming! 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Ontario

As operating agreements come to an end, co-op staff enter a new era. You play...

14Apr
CHASEO Spring Member Forum 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Ontario

Location: Co-op Voisins 440 Wiggins Pvt. Ottawa, ON (parking at 731 Chapel St)

Success Stories and Social Feed

Success Stories

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Western Manitoba Seniors Housing Co-op
    Western Manitoba Seniors Housing Co-op
    New Development
    When confronted with a chronic housing shortage, seniors in Brandon, Manitoba, went “Old School Co-operative” for a solution.
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  • Village Canadien Housing Co-op
    Village Canadien Housing Co-op
    Refinancing and Redevelopment
    Tireless lobbying for almost a decade lead to a result worth celebrating: with a new mortgage to revitalize aging homes.
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  • Faethorne Place Housing Co-op
    Faethorne Place Housing Co-op
    Environmental Sustainability
    How does a housing co-op become a green leader? One community garden, plot and greenhouse at a time.
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