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A well-informed membership makes the co-op housing movement stronger. Keep up-to-date on the latest CHF BC, and co-op housing related, goings-on by reading our latest news below. To get this news—and more— delivered directly to your inbox subscribe to our newsletters.

  30 November 2022   

Snowfall Reminder

With the first significant snowfall of the season in the Lower Mainland, many co-ops will experience waste and recycling service delays. CHF BC member co-ops are on a list of “priority sites” and the moment that your service provider is able to get to you, they will.

  29 November 2022   

Vancity increases CHIP rates to 4.10%

As rates are rising, the CHIP rate of 4.10% is good news for co-ops as it continues to provide above-market returns on your operating and savings accounts and continues to create value for your membership dues.

  29 November 2022   

Everything that happened at the 2022 CHF BC AGM

The 40th CHF BC AGM was a big success. Our first hybrid AGM saw 82 in-person attendees and 40 online participants.

  24 November 2022   

Construction underway on new co-op homes in Surrey

Sunshine Housing Co-operative, the Community Land Trust, (CLT), BC Housing, and the City of Surrey have partnered to build a new 69-home affordable co-operative housing development in Surrey.

  14 November 2022   

AGM Special Resolution: Financial Oversight and Risk Management

The CHF BC Board of Directors have submitted a special resolution for the consideration and approval by members at our AGM on November 20, 2022.

  10 November 2022   

Our offices will be closed on Remembrance Day

The CHF BC offices will be closed for Remembrance Day (November 11) and will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, November 14, 2022.

  10 November 2022   

Meet our AGM keynote speaker from the Hogan’s Alley Society

CHF BC is honoured to have Djaka Blais (she/her) the Executive Director of the Hogan’s Alley Society (HAS) speak at our annual general meeting on November 20, 2022.

  9 November 2022   

2022 AGM Delegate Orientation Video

Whether you are a new delegate for your co-op, or someone who’s been to CHF BC meetings in the past, this video will give an orientation to the federation and show you everything you need to know about our 2022 Annual General Meeting on November 20th.

  8 November 2022   

Housing Co-ops are getting more affordable: Report

shows that rent trends in non-profit co-op housing differs dramatically from that of the private rental sector, where rents have increased nationally by 11 percent in the last year alone.

  1 November 2022   

Winter 2022 Learning Series

From a practical session on how boards and committees can work together effectively, to an important session to help non-experts understand their co-op’s financial statement:, you’ll find our fall 2022 online education sessions interactive and informative.