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Update on Federal Community Housing Initiative, Phase 2

Update on Federal Community Housing Initiative, Phase 2August 15

This update comes from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). If you have any...

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Meet Dillon Waldron, our new Government Relations Co-ordinator

Meet Dillon Waldron, our new Government Relations Co-ordinatorAugust 14

In July 2019, CHF Canada welcomed Dillon Waldron as our new Co-ordinator, Government Relations. Dillon...

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Include Co-op campaign: get involved

Include Co-op campaign: get involvedJuly 25

​​​​​​​This month, we’re excited to launch our Include Co-op campaign. We want more Canadians to...

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Young member profile: Elke Dring on co-ops and community

Young member profile: Elke Dring on co-ops and communityJuly 23

“Co-ops are a great example of people from all walks of life coming together, not...

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Events

05Oct

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

18Oct

Save the date! A networking and training event specifically for co-op managers in Northeastern Ontario...

19Oct

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

19Oct

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

26Oct

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

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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