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1 May 2017
Last month, Thom Armstrong, Executive Director of the Co-op Housing Federation of BC, joined Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson for a tour of the Fraserview Housing Co-op, where we got an early glimpse... Read more
19 April 2017
When it comes your co-op's property taxes, although the co-op itself is the home owner, each unit has a member (called the "eligible occupant") who needs to provide a signature to... Read more
11 April 2017
On Monday, April 10, Housing Central and the BC Rental Housing Coalition released An Affordable Housing Plan for BC, a ten-year plan to improve housing conditions in communities across British... Read more
5 April 2017
A record-breaking 162 members filled 282 workshop spots at our Spring Education Conference on April 1, held at CHF BC's bright and light-filled new event venue, the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver... Read more
3 April 2017
When CHF BC opened its doors 35 years ago, housing co-ops were already well established in British Columbia. And some of those original members are still living in their co-op communities today!On... Read more
23 March 2017
Yesterday’s federal budget announcement includes the single biggest investment in affordable housing in Canadian history — $11.2 billion over the next 11 years.Coming on the heels of BC... Read more
24 February 2017
Housing co-ops will be hard pressed to find any good news in this week’s provincial budget, no matter how closely they look. While it’s true that the province’s pre-budget... Read more
20 February 2017
The announcement last year of CMHC’s Reno/Retro grant program attracted a lot of attention among housing co-operatives in BC and across the country. More than forty co-ops in BC made... Read more
14 February 2017
Our Housing Central partner, BC Non-Profit Housing Association, is running a Discover Energy Savings Challenge. All non-profit housing providers and co-ops are eligible to participate.Do you plan to: Read more
9 February 2017
Vancouver City Council adopted a report yesterday that will lead to long-term security of tenure for up to 50 housing co-ops on City land. Read more