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Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act – Opportunities and Concerns for Affordable Housing in Ontario

Bill 23, More Homes Built Faster Act – Opportunities and Concerns for Affordable Housing in OntarioNovember 29

Yesterday, Ontario passed Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act. The Bill makes many...

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Co-op Housing for All vision becoming reality: Meet the people helping make this happen

Co-op Housing for All vision becoming reality: Meet the people helping make this happenNovember 24

The sector’s vision of Co-op Housing for All is an exciting commitment by housing co-ops...

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‘Co-op Difference’ report shows housing affordability gap increasing between housing co-ops and market rentals

‘Co-op Difference’ report shows housing affordability gap increasing between housing co-ops and market rentalsNovember 23

This month, in partnership with several regional co-op housing federations, CHF Canada launched a new...

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Diversity Scholarship recipient profile: Lauren Steeves

Diversity Scholarship recipient profile: Lauren SteevesNovember 23

“A hidden gem in the middle of downtown Truro.” That’s how Lauren Steeves describes Hubtown...

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Events

08Dec

2:00-3:30pm EASTERN The Aging in Place Exchange Network (AIPEN) is an online community platform for...

08Dec

4:00 – 5:30pm EASTERN TIME  Topic: Celebration event! Co-op managers & staff are invited to...

15Dec

This webinar will present a general overview of what accessible design is and how we...

19Jan

On the Horizon… End of Mortgage! CHF Canada support services for HSA Co-ops What can...

19Jan

1:15 – 2:30pm EASTERN TIME  Topic: Co-op Manager Accreditation Co-op managers & staff are invited...

Success Stories and Social Feed

Success Stories

Innovative. Diverse. Democratic.
Find out why 250,000 people in Canada call housing co-ops home.

  • Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Stanley Knowles Co-op
    Toronto seniors enjoy a diverse community
    Flanked by condo towers in the dynamic Yonge-Eglinton neighborhood of Toronto, the co-op’s 103 units are home to a diverse community, 2/3 of whom are seniors.
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  • Fraserview Co-op
    Fraserview Co-op
    Beautiful new riverside co-op helps address Vancouver’s housing crunch.
    Developed in partnership with the City, this innovative project will provide affordable community housing desperately needed in a region with sky-high rents and real estate.
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  • Sundance Housing Co-op
    Sundance Housing Co-op
    Dedicated to sustainable living
    After operating for more than 40 years, this Edmonton co-op has begun a deep energy retrofit project.
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  • Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Tamil Co-operative Homes
    Community Spirit
    Once a haven for Tamil refugees, today this co-op welcomes immigrants from many countries and is considered not just an affordable stop but a permanent home.
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  • Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Unified Saint John Housing Co-op
    Co-operation Among Co-ops – Mergers
    The biggest merger in Canadian co-op housing history began with the desire for a stronger voice, financial sustainability and more opportunities for engagement.
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  • Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Hugh Garner Housing Co-op
    Planning and Advocacy
    This forward-looking community engaged politicians, ministers and other decision-makers to the benefit of thousands of housing co-op members across the country.
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Thanks MP @JenicaAtwin for your time to talk about building more co-op homes in #Fredericton & Atlantic Canada.

Co-op housing is non-profit & mission-driven, meaning their rents become more affordable over time.

Congratulations MPP @maritstiles on becoming the new leader of the @OntarioNDP. We look forward to working with you to help renew and to grow affordable co-op homes across the province.

2 days ago

CHF Canada
Today is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. December 6 is the anniversary of the 1989 mass shooting at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, killing 14 women.Women often lose their homes when they leave domestic violence. Jackson's Point Co-operative Housing (Jackson's Point, ON) was the first co-op in Canada to declare itself a domestic violence-free zone and submitted a resolution to CHF Canada for other co-ops to adopt bylaws on domestic violence.We are proud of all the housing co-ops that followed suit with policy changes of their own to support women at risk of intimate partner violence. #ViolenceAgainstWomen ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

CHF Canada
December 3 was the International Day for Persons with Disabilities. The theme for 2022 is inclusive development. Canada's housing co-ops have a history of choosing inclusive design in development and renovation stages.Join us for a webinar to learn more:Designing for Accessibility and Inclusion in your Co-op BuildingsThursday December 15 1:30 pm ETus06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6cZBwH0DROOo7TX-54Cf8g ... See MoreSee Less
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