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13 October 2021
The Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) is pleased to host its first virtual Well-Being Conference with an original lineup of meaningful, community-focused wellness workshops and activities from October 18 to 22, 2021.
This conference, happening during Co-op Week, is a week-long series dedicated to supporting the well-being and resilience of communities in the co-op housing sector, housing sector, co-op organizations and beyond.
14 October 2020
For Immediate Release: Voters and Candidates Urged to Make Housing Central in Provincial Election Campaign Co-op and non-profit housing sectors outline key asks to address worsening crisis in British Columbia and provide tools for voters to learn about the issues in their community VANCOUVER, B.C. (October 14, 2020) – With voting day approaching, BC Non … Continued
10 May 2018
CHF BC is proud to be a partner in developing the 2018 Canadian Rental Housing Index, created by our partners in Housing Central, the BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA).
Statistics Canada data shows rental housing costs are outpacing incomes and pushing renters into a crisis level of spending.
4 May 2018
The Community Land Trust (CLT) is pleased to announce it will be building more than 1000 affordable homes in the City of Vancouver, ensuring low-income families and some of our most vulnerable residents have access to suitable housing that allows them to remain in the inclusive, livable city they call home.
These homes will be built on seven sites in Vancouver, making it the largest one-time municipal land investment into the Community Housing Sector in Canada.
18 April 2018
Housing Central partners Co-op Housing Federation of BC and BC Non-Profit Housing Association applaud the provincial government’s historic investment in the community housing sector with today’s announcement to build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units over the next 10 years through partnerships with non-profit housing providers, co-ops and municipalities.
12 September 2017
CHF BC welcomes commitment to affordable housing in BC Budget Update
The 2017 budget update shows a clear commitment by the provincial government to prioritize affordable housing. With the announcement of 3,700 new affordable units and 6,700 currently in the pipeline, British Columbia will have more than 10,000 new affordable units rolling out over the next several years. Many of those new homes will be in housing co-ops.
11 April 2017
On Monday, April 10, Housing Central and the BC Rental Housing Coalition released An Affordable Housing Plan for BC, a ten-year plan to improve housing conditions in communities across British…
16 February 2016
Balanced budget doesn’t address affordable housing deficitBC’s budget may balance on paper, but it doesn’t do enough to address a growing affordable housing deficit, according to the…
12 February 2016
CHF BC welcomes today’s announcement of the Province’s plan to invest $355 million over the next five years to create 2,000 new affordable homes.