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22 December 2015
CHF BC is one of three Lower Mainland co-op sponsors with four staff (from CHF BC and COHO Management Society) matched up to mentor post-secondary students as BC Co-operative... Read more
22 December 2015
A new program, a new board and new hope for members caught in the co-op housing crunch were all unveiled at a meeting that took AGMs to new heights. A record-breaking 64 delegates plus observers and... Read more
7 December 2015
In June 2015, CHF BC organized a pair of meetings to start conversations with co-ops that have City of Vancouver leases. The first meetings were for co-ops with short-term leases or ground-rent... Read more
26 November 2015
We have eight declared candidates for five openings on CHF BC's board of directors so we'll be holding an election at the CHF BC Annual Meeting this Saturday! Read more
16 November 2015
On November 13th, the co‑operative housing sector received a positive signal from Prime Minister Trudeau when he made public the mandate letters to his new cabinet. Mandate letters provide Ministers... Read more
8 October 2015
On October 7, a devastating fire at Mountain View Co-op in Port Moody destroyed 47 homes. Everyone made it out safely, although some pets were lost. The units affected were one, two and three... Read more
25 September 2015
Co-op members from around the Lower Mainland got answers to their Model Rules 2.0 questions with answers that explained the major differences in the new Model Rules and gave the back-story that led... Read more
17 September 2015
CHF BC’s Aging in Place Project Coordinator, Alison Planche presented the preliminary results of the Aging in Place survey to members at CHF BC and CHF Canada’s joint Member Forum on... Read more
14 September 2015
Cameo Co-op's operating agreement ended July 2015. The end of an operating agreement is a major occasion in the life of a co-op. The first mortgage may be paid off, but there's a lot... Read more
10 July 2015
For the last week of June, CHF BC arranged a pair of meetings for some of the 50 housing co-ops holding leases with the City of Vancouver. These meetings were focused on the concerns of co-ops with... Read more