Blog entry 124: Tyee article on Four Sisters Co-op a must-read!

If you want a powerful and moving example of how co-op living can turn a life around — and how housing co-ops’ abilities to make that difference are under threat — read this piece in the Tyee on the Four Sisters Co-op. Ken Lyotier credits his co-op community with saving his life. But the mixed-income make-up of the co-op’s members is threatened by vanishing rent subsidies. You hold the key to protecting B.C.’s most vulnerable co-op households. Show some resolution and convince Housing Minister Rich Coleman we need a rent supplement program for low-income co-op members like seniors, single-parents and others.