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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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Prepare a strong future for your housing co‑op

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

The voice of co‑op housing in Ontario.



Reno/Retro funding available for federally administered co‑op

JUL 5  CMHC has announced a one-time investment to be delivered over two years for the renovation and retrofit of existing social and co‑operative housing administered by CMHC.    More…

New! July Featured Resource

JUL 4  July Featured Resource – NEW POSTER! Your Co‑op. Your Community. Your Home.    More…

Green Co‑op Microgrant

JUN 23  CHF Canada is launching a new microgrant program. Housing co‑ops are encouraged to design and implement projects that will help green their communities.
Small projects from $500 to a limit of $4,000 will be made available on a first-come-first-served basis. More…

Ontario and Federal Government Sign Supplementary Agreement for IAH Doubling Funding

JUN 21  Ontario and Federal Government Sign Supplementary Agreement for IAH Doubling Funding    More…

News from Hamilton AGM

JUN 16  Read the June 16 issue of eNEWS for news from CHF Canada's 2016 Annual Meeting including awards, videos, resolutions, elections and special appearances by the federal and Ontario housing ministers.

Ontario separates Municipal Affairs and Housing; Chris Ballard named new Minister of Housing

JUN 13  With Kathleen Wynne's new cabinet sworn in today, Ontario has a new Minister of Housing: . Chris Ballard, MPP Newmarket-Aurora    More…

Ontario Council election results

JUN 13  On Friday June 10, Ontario delegates elected two new Council members and the Ontario Region representative on the national Board of Directors.    More…

Spring NewsBriefs 2016

MAY 24  The National and the Ontario Region NewsBriefs are available online. If your co‑op hasn't already received it, copies will arrive shortly by post.

Ontario tables new legislation: Promoting Affordable Housing Act 2016

MAY 18  Today at Queen's Park, the Government of Ontario introduced its Promoting Affordable Housing Act. The Act, amongst other things, would provide municipalities with an inclusionary zoning tool to help build more affordable housing.    More…

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…

Other recent news

MAR 14  CHF Canada welcomes inclusionary zoning in Ontario's updated Affordable Housing Strategy



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