Calling all Vancouver Island housing co-ops – You Hold the Key: Fix the Co-op Housing Crunch!

Fiona Jackson      8 Jul 2014      Seawalk Housing Co-op, 250 Russell Street, Victoria      CHF BC event
For all co-op members in southern Vancouver Island (Victoria, Sidney and Sooke), we’ll be holding a meeting on the evening of Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Seawalk Housing Co-op. Come and learn … Read more

For all co-op members in southern Vancouver Island (Victoria, Sidney and Sooke), we’ll be holding a meeting on the evening of Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Seawalk Housing Co-op. Come and learn more about our You Hold the Key Campaign and what members can do to support it.By 2018, 17 (half) of the 34 housing co-ops on Vancouver Island will see their operating agreements end and the rest will end by 2026Over 190 households face a loss of subsidy by 2018, with that number rising to over 370 by 2026 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!