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27 February 2012
The co-op housing sector lost one of its true pioneers this month when Shirley Schmid passed away on February 11 at the age of 79.  Almost 40 years ago, Shirley organized the first housing... Read more
14 February 2012
Insurance for co-ops was the featured topic for CHF BC and CHF Canada members at the February Member Forum on February 13.  The Co-operators gave a presentation on risk management... Read more
6 February 2012
CHF BC announced the launch of the new CHF BC Scholarship Fund at our AGM in November.  Information on eligibility, an application form and a scholarship fund poster are now available online.... Read more
13 January 2012
On Thursday morning this week, CHF BC joined a roomful of co-operators – from housing co-ops, credit unions and other co-op sectors – to celebrate the official launch of the United... Read more
13 January 2012
CHF BC, Vancity and Terra Housing Consultants have taken the next step in their efforts to help co-ops get access to the financing they will need to invest in their aging buildings.Social Purpose... Read more
13 January 2012
CHF BC has a new video. Housing co-ops build community is for everyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to live in a housing co-op, as seen through the eyes of co-op members.Viewers see... Read more
2 December 2011
Members and guests heard exciting news from CHF BC’s board of directors at the Federation’s annual general meeting on November 26.  Watch this site for more details, coming soon.... Read more
15 November 2011
The Big City Mayors' Caucus of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) welcomed the Charter for Rental Housing developed and recently signed by the Rental Housing Coalition.... Read more
15 November 2011
A packed room and a hot topic saw CHF BC and CHF Canada members engaged in lively discussion about "aging in place" at the November 14 Member Forum.Dianne Brubaker, CHF... Read more
9 November 2011
CHF BC's executive director, Thom Armstrong, spoke at a media conference today in Vancouver to launch the Canadian Rental Housing Coalition Charter.  CHF BC is a founding member of... Read more