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  27 July 2022   

CHF Canada is Hiring: Director, Co-operative Housing Development

CHF Canada is recruiting for a full time, permanent position of Director, Co-operative Housing Development. The position will be based in Toronto or Ottawa (with consideration for remote/telecommuting).

  15 June 2022   

Cultivating Relationships with the Land and Each Other

Twin Rainbows Housing Co-operative received a CHF Canada Regional Diversity Grant to hold two workshops on land and cultural dispossession, reconciliation and creating awareness around colonial structures. The workshops aimed to help co-op members build better relations with the land and the host nations.

  14 February 2022   

Winter Updates from CHF Canada

News and updates from our colleagues at CHF Canada for winter 2022.

  20 January 2022   

CMHC announces $118M in assistance for federally-administered co-ops

This funding means that federally-administered co-ops located in BC, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and PEI, whose operating agreements expired before April 2016 will now be able to access rental assistance until 2028 through FCHI.

  4 December 2021   

Housing co-ops safe after Abbotsford flood

CHF BC is relieved to know that the housing co-ops in the Abbotsford area are undamaged after recent flooding.  Our staff has reached out to co-ops in this worst-hit region and was informed that the local co-ops are all on high ground. If your co-op was affected by the floods and you need advice, including … Continued

  24 November 2021   

CHF Canada’s response to the 2021 Speech form the Throne

On November 22, 2021, the Governor General delivered the Speech of the Throne outlining the recently re-elected Liberal government’s new priorities. Coincidentally, it was also National Housing Day, which put a lot of focus on the new government’s commitment to affordable– and cooperative–housing. Here is what our partners at CHF Canada had to say about … Continued