Our slogan is “A Stronger Place for Community” and we’re a member-run organization with a vision of growing an inclusive community of sustainable and permanently affordable co-operative housing.

Why Join?

Is your co-op a member yet? Find out how to join us now.

There are many reasons to join CHF BC—here are three big ones:

And there’s more!

Members Save Money

Member co-ops earn and save money through our Group Buying programs :

Member co-ops also get discounted rates on all of our services including Education, Co-op Services, and Planning and Renewal. And individual members can access our Telecom Program savings!

Access Resources

CHF BC member benefits include access to “members-only” resources for co-ops and their members, which connect you with co-op housing knowledge and use of our tools including:

Access “members-only” resources NOW

Find Support and Guidance

Members can get support and answers to questions about co-op governance, management and community living.

Contact us through our member inquiry form or by email at . Our member services team will respond with thoughtful guidance and support and connect you with the information and tools you need.

We also advocate for member co-ops facing challenges like lease renewals and government funding program extensions.

2023 Report to Members

CHF BC has been advancing the co-op housing option for more than 40 years. We support almost 15,000 co-op homes in thriving, successful communities.

And There’s More!

Ninety-six percent of non-profit housing co-ops in BC belong to CHF BC, as do some equity housing co-ops, co-op management companies, and organizations.

They all support our mission to unite, represent and serve our members in a thriving co-operative housing movement.

CHF BC is a co-op too and as a member you will be encouraged to send a delegate to our meetings, elect our board of directors (or run for our board), and approve our budget and dues. Here are just some of our member-exclusive initiatives:

To learn more about what we’re doing check out: