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What is the Central Ontario Co‑operative Housing Federation (COCHF)?

COCHF serves and represents housing co-ops in the cities of Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Brantford and Guelph. Founded by Central Ontario housing co-ops in 1992, the federation currently has 41 members.

COCHF is a founding member of Ontario Co-op Housing Federations. A staff member represents COCHF on CHF Canada’s Federations Committee.

How is COCHF run?

COCHF is governed by a board of eight directors. There are three to four members’ meetings each year. The federation employs one full-time staff member.

Member services include: 

  • Co-op Cost Cutters bulk purchase program
  • education events with a wide range of workshops
  • co-op vacancies updated monthly
  • newsletter, and
  • lobbying activities with CHF Canada on behalf of COCHF members.

How can I contact COCHF?

290 King Street East Suite 203
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2L3

Phone: (519) 579-2424
Fax: (519) 579-2195
General email: info@cochf.coop
Manager email: manager@cochf.coop

For more information please visit the COCHF website.