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Housing co-ops encouraged by ongoing commitment to housing in today’s Federal Budget

Housing co-ops encouraged by ongoing commitment to housing in today’s Federal Budget March 19

For Immediate Release (Ottawa, March 19. 2019) – The Co‑operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF...

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Request for Proposals: Supporting the Reconciliation Journey

Request for Proposals: Supporting the Reconciliation Journey March 14

CHF Canada is seeking proposals for a firm or consultant to identify practical ways that...

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Young member profile: Mary Ho on the importance of mentorship

Young member profile: Mary Ho on the importance of mentorship March 06

“The best thing about co-ops is the people,” says Mary Ho. And she would know:...

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Applications now open for Greener Co-op Microgrants!

Applications now open for Greener Co-op Microgrants! March 05

CHF Canada is launching the fourth year of the Greener Co-op Microgrants program. Housing co-ops are...

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Events

11Apr

This two-day course is a lively introduction to the unique features of co‑op housing management....

13Apr

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

27Apr

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

27Mar

Wednesday, March 27, 2019  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. EST. In the next 5 years,...

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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