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.
23 November 2023
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
3 October 2023
At CHF BC, we’re always eager to connect with our member co-operatives and learn more about the unique communities they create.
In mid-September, four staff members embarked on an incredible journey through the interior of British Columbia.
18 August 2023
Are you a proud member of a CHF BC housing co-op? We want to hear from you!
Your unique experiences and stories are what make the co-op housing community thrive. Whether you’ve been a member for years or you’re new to the co-op, your perspective matters.
26 July 2023
CHF BC’s Group Buying programs offer significant benefits for our member housing co-ops. By participating in these programs, member co-ops can provide quality co-op housing and services to their members. At the same time you are supporting efforts to increase the capacity of your federation and the broader community housing sector in British Columbia.
Here are two programs that provide valuable financial services to our members.
4 July 2023
CHF BC has been advancing the co-op housing option for more than 40 years. We support almost 15,000 co-op homes in thriving, successful communities.
Here is how we are doing it.
14 June 2023
The first resolution members will be voting on at the 2023 CHF Canada national business meeting promotes co-op action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Co-op 2030 Vision.
As a co-op member, you have a say. Encourage your co-op delegate to review the 2023 Resolutions package on the CHF Canada Annual Meeting event site, and be ready to vote June 17.
1 June 2023
Living in a co-op has many advantages including a sense of community and have a safe place to call home, but did you know that it may also point you towards have a rewarding career?
We are currently hiring full time administrative and governance support positions for summer vacation relief and also for permanent placements at co-op offices around the Lower Mainland.
1 June 2023
une is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, a time to recognize the rich history, heritage, resilience and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
CHF BC is committed to Indigenous truth, reconciliation and decolonization. This means challenging our belief and narratives, and inviting more accountability in our work.
21 May 2023
Our Co-op Housing Spring Forum on May 28 is quickly approaching! This event will be an exciting celebration of of co-op living for all ages.
We look forward to once again offering a hybrid in-person and online format as well as a live broadcast in Victoria for our Vancouver Island members.
8 May 2023
On April 28, 2023, CHF BC resumed its program of neighbourhood events with a group of housing co-ops located in the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood of Vancouver.
Members from a number of housing co-ops from the neighbourhood had the chance to meet and discuss issues of common interest and visit several of the neighbourhood non-profit housing co-ops.
3 May 2023
CHF BC board member Sahara Shaik has received a prestigious Community Award from the BC Achievement Foundation.
The Community Award program honours excellence and inspiring achievement in community service and leadership. It celebrates British Columbians who go above and beyond in their dedication and service to others. The award recognizes individuals who devote their time and energy to making their communities more caring, dynamic, beautiful, resilient and inclusive.