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

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Growing chorus of Canadians view affordable housing as important election issue

SEP 27  Three weeks from election day, there is growing attention being paid to affordable housing. CHF Canada urges all housing co‑op members to add their voices by taking action now.    More…

Candidate Meet and Greet, Shamrock Co‑operative Homes, Wednesday September 30

SEP 25  One of a series of Meet and Greet events organized by Central Ontario Co‑op Housing Federation (COCHF) and CHF Canada: each candidate will be given an opportunity to speak and answer questions from the Waterloo community on co‑op and affordable housing issues.    More…

Fieldstone Co‑op to tour Liberal candidates on Tuesday September 22

SEP 21  On Tuesday, September 22ndth, Toronto Liberal candidates Adam Vaughan (Spadina-Fort York) and Bill Morneau (Toronto Centre) will be touring Fieldstone Co‑operative Homes to discuss their expiring federal operating agreement and withdrawal of funds for their low-income members.    More…

Mississauga Liberal Candidates Tour Local Housing Co‑op

SEP 16  On Thursday, September 17th, Mississauga Liberal candidates will be touring Meadows Housing Co‑operative to discuss their expired federal operating agreement and withdrawal of funds for their low-income members.    More…

Take action with CHF Canada's 2015 Election website

SEP 9  Co‑op housing supporters! Visit CHF Canada's 2015 Election website and help make the future of affordable co‑op housing an issue in this federal election. Tell candidates how important co‑op housing is, and what’s at stake if government funding for low-income residents ends.

Fall Education Events

SEP 4  Online registration is now open for CHF Canada's fall education events.

One month into the campaign, three of the four parties get behind co‑op housing

SEP 1  Only one third of the way into the federal election campaign, CHF Canada is pleased to have firm commitments from the NDP, Liberal and Green parties on the You Hold the Key campaign. All three parties state they will renew the expiring subsidies for vulnerable households, as well as invest in new affordable housing.    More…

CHF Canada calls for all-party support to protect low-income households

AUG 4  CHF Canada posted a Media Release in response to the start of the federal election campaign.    More…

Other recent news

SEP 11  Canada’s housing co-ops celebrate National Seniors Day October 1st
SEP 7  Meet the Candidates: University-Rosedale Riding
AUG 27  CHF Canada seeking your co-op stories
AUG 5  Sad news for CHF Canada
MAY 15  Read Spring NewsBriefs online
MAY 8  Liberal Critic for Housing and Urban Affairs calls for "urgent" action on end of operating agreements.



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