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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
7 February 2017
CHF BC and COHO Management Services Society (COHO) are proud to announce that they are now certified as Living Wage Employers. General Manager for COHO and CHF BC Michelle Iversen said,... Read more
24 January 2017
The City of Vancouver is offering a thermal imaging program aimed at reducing the City’s greenhouse gas emissions. Housing co-ops have successfully used thermal infrared imaging in the past to... Read more
22 January 2017
BC Assessment sent out notices some time ago and your co-op’s board should have had a chance to see how your assessed value has changed since last year. Like many property owners, your co-op... Read more