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Register online for CHF Canada’s 2016 AGM, June 8 to 11, in Hamilton, Ontario

Visit our dedicated campaign website to learn about why tens of thousands of low-income co‑op housing residents are in danger of losing their affordable homes.

Vote here for regional directors in B.C./Yukon, Ontario and Newfoundland/Labrador as well as for the Ontario Council member representing Northern Ontario.

Check out news about the 2016 program renewal.

Tools and training for your housing co‑op

CHF Canada’s Refinancing Program enables Section 95 and 61 co‑ops to refinance renovations and renewal with credit union mortgages.

Prepare a strong future for your housing co‑op

CHF Canada’s Co‑operative Enterprise Services, including insurance, investments, asset management, refinancing and more!

A forum where co‑ops can share experiences preparing for the end of federal operating agreements.

The voice of co‑op housing in Ontario.



Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau visits co‑op, highlights commitments to federal co‑op

APR 22  Today, Canada’s Minister of Finance The Honourable Bill Morneau took time to reach out to housing co‑ops in his riding and across the country that have been affected by the end of operating agreements.    More…

Rooftops Canada seeks two senior advisors for project in South Africa

APR 13  Rooftops Canada requires two senior advisors with extensive experience in social housing and urban regeneration projects for a very exciting new project in South Africa.

Aging in Place Committee

APR 12  Volunteers needed for CHF Canada’s Aging in Place Committee! Apply by May 16th.

April Featured Resource: Blueprint for a co‑operative decade - a co‑operative housing perspective

APR 3  Check out this handy two-page reference tool to help a Board of Directors take a broad look at their co‑op and identify goals.    More…

Housing co‑ops welcome federal re-engagement in affordable housing

MAR 22  CHF Canada thanked the federal Liberal government for its budget commitment which provides transitional funding for low-income households living in housing co‑operatives.    More…

CHF Canada welcomes inclusionary zoning in Ontario's updated Affordable Housing Strategy

MAR 14  The long-awaited Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy (LTAHS) Update was announced today. Key among the announcements was a promise to propose legislation for inclusionary zoning.    More…

Long-term service awards for staff

MAR 10  The Ontario Council is inviting nominations for its long-term service awards for staff of Ontario housing co‑operatives and co‑op management companies to be handed out at the Ontario members meeting during the AGM in Hamilton this June.    More…

Online registration open for Hamilton

FEB 26  Online registration is open for CHF Canada’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Hamilton, ON. Workshops fill up quickly, so book early to make sure you get your first choice.

CHF Canada at important announcement of Ontario $92 million investment in retrofitting social housing

FEB 12  Today, CHF Canada supported the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change as they announced Ontario is investing $92 million to retrofit social housing and to create jobs.    More…

Other recent news

MAR 1  March Featured Resource: Model Organizational By-law and Guide for Ontario Co-ops
FEB 4  CHF Canada releases joint statement with partners: ‘Affordable housing: a foundation for social inclusion’
FEB 4  CHF Canada releases budget recommendations to federal government



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