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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.

  15 September 2022   

New Community-Specific Housing Data Portal Launched Ahead of Civic Elections

First of its kind portal provides information on current housing and priority future needs for BC municipalities as local government candidates pledge to protect and build more affordable homes

  12 September 2022   

Are you a City Council Candidate? Sign our Pledge!

We’re asking every mayoral and council candidate across BC to show their support for affordable housing in their communities by signing the Make Housing Central pledge.

  11 July 2022   

Historic Announcement, July 11

We are thrilled to share news of an important announcement that will take place on Monday, July 11. The announcement brings together several partners on a historic deal for the co-operative housing movement, and we want you to be part of it!

  2 June 2022   

Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program

National Resources Canada’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure (ZEVIP) funding program can help housing co-ops looking to support the adoption of zero emission vehicles by members.

  12 April 2022   

2022 Federal Budget Response

Housing affordability was at the forefront of big-ticket federal budget announcements last week, and CHF BC is pleased to see Ottawa’s focus on an issue affecting the lives of millions of Canadians so directly.

  23 February 2022   

BC Budget 2022 falls short on urgent need for more funding for affordable housing

The biggest omission in the budget is the lack of any attention to the loss of affordable homes from the existing rental market.

  26 January 2022   

BC’s first Urban Rural and Northern Indigenous Housing Strategy

AHMA’s groundbreaking work is an important step part of claiming and protecting the social, economic, and Indigenous housing rights of all urban, rural, and northern Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia.

  25 January 2022   

Let’s Talk Housing Podcast: Episode 1 Creating Affordable Housing

The team at BC Housing have created a podcast. The first episode features our CEO, Thom Armstrong and there other guests representing community housing organizations in BC.

  21 December 2021   

National Indigenous Housing Strategy Update

At our 2021 Semi-Annual General Meeting in May, delegates passed a resolution (pdf) in support of a national Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy Our friends at the Canadian Housing & Renewal Association (CHRA) and the CHRA Indigenous Caucus have continued to work towards a federal urban, rural and northern (URN) Indigenous housing strategy. Over the past … Continued

  9 December 2021   

Burnaby’s bold new strategy to tackle housing and homelessness

Earlier this week, Burnaby City Council took an ambitious step in approving an ambitious 10-year housing strategy that addresses everything from housing affordability and housing stock to those without homes altogether.

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