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Co-operative Housing Development Program Launched: Co-ops are Ready to Build

Co-operative Housing Development Program Launched: Co-ops are Ready to BuildJune 06

For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, June 6, 2024) – Today, the federal government launched the Co-operative...

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Meet some members and managers coming to the Annual Meeting in Winnipeg

Meet some members and managers coming to the Annual Meeting in WinnipegMay 09

Co-op members and managers excited to be part of Winnipeg Annual Meeting Excitement is growing...

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Federal advocacy update: new federal announcements for housing and co-ops

Federal advocacy update: new federal announcements for housing and co-opsApril 30

In recent weeks, the federal government has made a series of housing announcements as part...

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Several sector organizations celebrate big anniversaries

Several sector organizations celebrate big anniversariesApril 30

In 2024, four successful Canadian co-op housing sector organizations are celebrating milestone anniversaries. For decades,...

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Events

26Jun

Wednesday, June 26th  at 2:00 p.m. for staff and managers Save the date: Changes to the...

14Aug

1:00-1:45pm EST Save the date! CHF Canada’s development team will provide information on resources and...

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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“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

@CHFCanada @CoopsCanada

5 days ago

CHF Canada
Day 2 of our 2024 Annual Meeting was filled with memorable moments, including the Opening Plenary Breakfast, engaging workshops, a tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the tradeshow, and the Young Members Meet-up.Check out some 📸 from the day.Today is the final day, starting with regional meetings, followed by the National Business Meeting. ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

CHF Canada
There’s been lots of media coverage of yesterday’s announcement on the Co-operative Housing Development Program!This program is the first dedicated federal funding for co-op housing construction in over 30 years. 🏠The co-op housing sector is ready to start building the next generation of co-op homes. 💪🏗Learn more ➡ chfcanada.coop/build ... See MoreSee Less
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