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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.

  11 June 2024   

The Missing Piece: New Federal Funding Makes a Real Difference

Last week, the Canadian federal government announced the $1.5 billion Co-operative Development Program. This is the first major federal investment in co-op housing in over 30 years.

Our CEO, Thom Armstrong, discussed the significance of this historic funding in recent media appearances, highlighting its impact on co-op housing in B.C.

  11 April 2024   

Strategic Priorities 2030: Envision a Strong Future with Us

Help shape a strong future for co-operative housing in BC!

Join us on either May 13 or May 23 to help CHF BC envision new strategic priorities for 2030 and beyond!

  15 March 2024   

A Dynamic Partnership Towards More Co-op Homes in Vancouver

On March 13, 2024, Thom Armstrong, CEO of the CHF BC and the CLT expressed support for Councillor Sarah-Kirby-Yung’s motion regarding co-operative housing in Vancouver entitled “The Future of Co-op Housing—A Path to Delivering More Co-op Homes in Vancouver.”

  12 March 2024   

A Path to Delivering More Co-op Homes in Vancouver

Vancouver City Councillor Sarah-Kirby-Yung is presenting a motion concerning co-operative housing titled The Future of Co-op Housing – A Path to Delivering More Co-op Homes in Vancouver.

Read on to view a video explainer about, learn about CHF BC’s perspective on, and see media coverage of the motion.

  8 March 2024   

Empowering Visions: Women at the Heart of Co-op Housing

Women are leading the charge in BC’s co-op housing sector with innovative initiatives and transformative leadership.

On International Women’s Day 2024, we asked the women of CHF BC, COHO, and CLT their thought on inspiring inclusion within the co-operative housing sector.

  19 February 2024   

Your Co-op Could Win Big In CHF BC’s Year Of Belonging Awards!

It’s time to celebrate belonging and inspire change in your co-op!

We are excited to announce the launch of the Year of Belonging Awards. This new award is designed to recognize co-operative activities that celebrate the spirit of belonging .

Winners of a Year of Belonging Award will receive a $1,000 prize!

  14 February 2024   

Exploring Hogan’s Alley: The Rich Tapestry of Vancouver’s Black History

As we celebrate Black History Month, it’s important to reflect on the rich tapestry of Black experiences woven into the fabric of Canadian history.

Recently, staff and directors from CHF BC, BCNPHA and CHF Canada embarked on a journey through Vancouver’s Black History as they toured Hogan’s Alley

  13 February 2024   

Highlights of the February 7 Vancouver Island Council Meeting

Learn what happened at the February 7 Vancouver Island Council meeting.

Updates include: federal and provincial budget submissions, upcoming events and workshops enhanced resident-member benefits, national advocacy initiative, and an exciting new donation to Island members.

  2 January 2024   

Save the Dates for our 2024 Key Events

2024 promises to be an exciting and busy year at CHF BC!

To ensure you don’t miss any of our key events this year, we encourage you to add these dates to your calendar.

  18 December 2023   

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2024!

As we wrap up another incredible year together, we wanted to take a moment to share our gratitude and spread some festive cheer your way. Your dedication and hard work have made this year truly special. The energy and enthusiasm you bring to our co-operative community have created a vibrant and supportive environment. From overcoming … Continued

  23 November 2023   

Urgent Resolution: Expedite the Co-operative Housing Development Program

At our 2023 AGM on November 19, delegates passed an emergency resolution.

The resolution urges the THAT CHFBC urge the federal government and the Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities to launch the Co-op Housing Development Program without further delay.

  16 November 2023   

Everything you need to know about our 2023 Annual General Meeting

Here is the important meeting information that you need to know to be prepared for this Sunday’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.

And if you haven’t registered yet, Don’t miss your chance to reflect on the achievements of the past year and plan for our future.