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Housing Co-ops and COVID-19

Housing Co-ops and COVID-19March 17

Updated April 12, 2021 At your housing co-op CHF Canada events CHF Canada member services...

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Housing co-ops welcome bold investment in childcare, alongside measures to help address homelessness and provide rental assistance

Housing co-ops welcome bold investment in childcare, alongside measures to help address homelessness and provide rental assistanceApril 19

For Immediate Release (Ottawa, April 19, 2021) – Today, the federal government released their budget focused...

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New Resource: Democracy during pandemics 

New Resource: Democracy during pandemics April 07

Member decision-making through democratic means is central to the housing co-op movement (International Co-op Principle...

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Kingston Co-op expansion: how members drove new development

Kingston Co-op expansion: how members drove new developmentApril 07

Here’s a lesson for housing co-ops everywhere: when opportunity knocks, it’s worth answering. Kingston Co-operative...

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New Regional Energy Coach Irfaan Hasham can help your co-op improve energy efficiency

New Regional Energy Coach Irfaan Hasham can help your co-op improve energy efficiencyApril 07

We know that housing co-ops care deeply about sustainability and doing their part to make...

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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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Thank you @HonAhmedHussen for participating in today's #Budget2021 Roundtable on housing and homelessness. Partnership is critical, as we work toward our joint goal to end chronic homelessness in Canada. The co-op housing sector is willing to do our part. http://ow.ly/12zR50EtAJC

High Hopes Housing Co-op, in Halifax, used their Greener Co-op Microgrant to build raised garden beds, plus a swing-set for kids.

Learn more about CHF Canada's Greener Co-op Microgrants here: https://chfcanada.coop/about-us/awards-grants-and-scholarships/greener-co-op-microgrants/

2 days ago

CHF Canada
Apply by April 30! Our new Training Scholarships can help leaders of any age take training to improve their skills and better serve their housing co-operative. Training in diversity, inclusion, reconciliation, unconscious bias, gender equality and language training are all examples of possible training options.chfcanada.coop/about-us/awards-grants-and-scholarships/diversity-scholarships/ ... See MoreSee Less
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