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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.

  20 September 2022   

DeCosmos Village Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The co-op put co-op housing on the map in Vancouver, and were also significantly involved in establishing CHF BC.

  15 September 2022   

Employment Opportunity: Director of Finance

The Community Land Trust is looking for a highly analytical Director of Finance who will be responsible for the organization’s finance and accounting functions including planning, implementing, and managing all financial activities.

  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.

  12 September 2022   

Benchmarking!

We’re pleased to announce a new service to help CHF BC members measure and track energy use.

“Benchmarking” may not sound that exciting, but it’s definitely something we’re thinking about and excited to promote. It fits well with our shared concern for environmental sustainability.

  9 September 2022   

REMINDER: New Obligations for Housing Co-ops

Last autumn, we let you know about new obligations that your co-op faces: housing co-ops and other landowners need to submit reports to the Land Owner Transparency Registry. These obligations were delayed, but the revised November 30, 2022, deadline for filing transparency reports is fast-approaching.

  15 August 2022   

VIDEOS: Looking Back, Moving Forward

At our 2022 Spring Education Conference, we held two plenary sessions looking at the past, and future of the co-op housing sector in BC.

  11 August 2022   

Fall 2022 Learning Series

From a practical session on how boards and committees can work together effectively, to an important session to help non-experts understand their co-op’s financial statement:, you’ll find our fall 2022 online education sessions interactive and informative.

  5 August 2022   

VIDEO: Addressing Overheating in Housing Co-ops

Here is the video of our July 28, 2022 webinar on addressing overheating in co-operative housing.

  4 August 2022   

Exclusive Offer on TELUS LivingWell Companion

Members and staff of CHF BC member co-ops can now enjoy an exclusive offer on personal emergency response services from TELUS Health. Enjoy independent living at home or on the go with LivingWell Companion.