Media room

Contact Fiona Jackson, CHF BC's Communications Director: fjackson@chf.bc.ca or 604-879-5111 ext. 139 or direct 604-343-2353.

CURRENT MEDIA RELEASES

Community land trust partners with City of Vancouver to build 358 affordable new homes - May 25, 2016
Balanced budget doesn't address affordable housing deficit - February 16, 2016

IN THE NEWS
Please visit our You Hold the Key Campaign news page for lots of campaign-related news.

Land trusts: background and media coverage

Metro Vancouver Foundations laid for massive co-op - May 26, 2016.
24 Hours Future lies in land trust models: expert - July 16, 2015
CKNW News - New study provides glimmer of hope for those struggling in Vancouver's housing market - July 16, 2015
UBC News website - New partnerships could help ease Vancouver housing crunch: UBC study - July 16, 2015
Vancouver Sun May 16, 2013
CBC Radio's "On the Coast" May 15, 2013 - Stephen Quinn interviews Thom Armstrong 2:05:49-2:12:28
The Province May 15, 2013
Globe and Mail - Non-profits to tackle low-cost housing in Vancouver  May 9, 2013
Vancouver Sun - Proposed deal would allow for almost 300 below-market rental units in Vancouver - May 9, 2013
Our press release - May 9, 2013
City of Vancouver Land Trust Proposal backgrounder - May 9, 2013
Co-op Radio 100.5 FM - Each for All Thom Armstrong reports on the federal announcement of continuation of subsidies and new co-op development with the Land Trust.
Vancouver Sun - Turf war reaches new heights in Vancouver's West End - February 15, 2016.
Burnaby Now - Burnaby needs a bear policy - July 23, 2015
Canada News Wire - The Co-operators commits $60,000 to support diversity scholarships for young members living in housing co-ops - July 9, 2015
Co-op Radio 100.5 FM - Each for All - Thom Armstrong reports on CHF Canada's AGM (8 pm/20:00 hours) - June 16, 2015
Vancouver Sun - Vancouver to use its own land to create more than 800 affordable housing units - June 11, 2015
CBC Radio - On the Coast - Affordable Housing Panel: Thom Armstrong, Penny Gurstein and Olga Illich with Stephen Quinn  - Starts at 49 minutes - May 25, 2015
Co-op Radio - 100.5 FM - Each For All - Thom Armstrong on BC housing co-ops and CHF BC (8 pm/ 20:00 hours) - February 17, 2015
Vancouver Sun - East Vancouver forum addresses issue of affordable housing - May 13, 2015
Cowichan Valley Citizen -Two-day event delves into housing co-ops - March 14, 2014
BCLocalNews Push for more affordable housing begins here - March 10, 2014
Global News Fears of Evictions across Canada as feds end co-op housing subsidy - January 22, 2014
Canada News Wire - November 21, 2013 - Canada's housing co-operatives warmly welcome Minister's announcement supporting low-income households
CMHC letter to CHF BC - January 31, 2014
Watch CHF BC executive director, Thom Armstrong speaking at the "Future of Rental Housing: Local and national perspectives" conference on October 30, 2013 in New Westminster - Thom's presentation starts at 53 mintues and 17 seconds
Co-op assistance hits subsidy snagVancouver Sun, May 31, 2013
Co-op living - a homey and affordable alternativeRichmond News, May 24, 2013.

ARCHIVAL NEWS:

Vancouver SunA tribute to Shirley Schmid - Feb 21, 2012

Energetic city, Fort St. John Huntington Place Housing Co-op featured as CHF BC Co-op of the Month - Feb 21, 2012

The Tri-City News Hoy Creek Co-op's rebuild - Feb 21, 2012