Calling all Surrey, Delta and Langley housing co-ops – You Hold the Key: Fix the Co-op Housing Crunch!

Fiona Jackson      23 Sep 2014      Birch Housing Co-op, 7062 - 138th Street, Surrey      CHF BC event
For all co-op members in Surrey, Delta and Langley, we’ll be holding a meeting on the evening of Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Birch Housing Co-op. Come and learn more about our You… Read more

For all co-op members in Surrey, Delta and Langley, we’ll be holding a meeting on the evening of Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Birch Housing Co-op. Come and learn more about our You Hold the Key Campaign and what members can do to support it.By 2018, 11 (more than half) of the 19 housing co-ops in Surrey, Delta and Langley will see their operating agreements end and the rest will end by 2028Over 225 households face a loss of subsidy by 2018, with that number rising to almost 340 by 2028 Our campaign asks the provincial government to step up with a rent supplement program to help keep low-income members in their homesJoin us for a discussion about the facts and what you can doAll co-op members welcome!And if your co-op’s community hasn’t held a community meeting yet, let us know if you’d like to host one! Download the poster and if you need more reasons to come to the meeting, here’s why.