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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.

  12 June 2024   

Make a Difference in BC’s Housing Landscape as CLT’s Controller

Join the Community Land Trust (CLT) as a Controller and be a key player in advocating for permanently affordable housing in British Columbia!

With a CPA and over 5 years of progressive accounting experience, you’ll lead our accounting team, ensuring sound financial management and supporting various organizational functions.

  7 May 2024   

CLT’s Commitment to Affordable Passive House Communities in BC

Discover how Community Land Trust (CLT) is revolutionizing affordable housing in BC through their commitment to building passive house communities.

  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.

  28 February 2024   

Introducing a New Era of Co-operative Housing in BC

In a recent CFRO Co-op Radio interview, CHF BC CEO Thom Armstrong shares his insights into the new era of ambitious initiatives shaping the co-operative housing landscape in British Columbia.

Here are five key takeaways from Thom’s interview that highlight the transformative strides being made in our province.

  21 February 2024   

$2 Billion Federal Investment Empowers Innovative BC Builds Program

On February 20, 2024, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the federal government will be adding another $2 billion in financing to BC Builds

The announcement also included BC Builds’ fourth site with 112 new co-operative homes for middle-income households in Vancouver.

  9 February 2024   

Good News! Media Coverage of the Coquitlam Co-op Acquisition

On February 8, 2024, B.C. Premier David Eby announced the historic acquisition of two Coquitlam housing co-operatives by the Community Land Trust. It was the first investment of the recently created Rental Protection Fund (RPF).

Check out the video of the announcement, as well as links to some media coverage.

  8 February 2024   

A Significant Victory for Co‑operative Housing in Coquitlam

Coquitlam is celebrating the acquisition and preservation of 290 co-op homes by the Community Land Trust. This was made possible through a contribution from the Rental Protection Fund (RPF).

This is a significant milestone for co-operative housing in B.C., It marks a crucial step forward in protecting housing security for co-op members in B.C.’s daunting housing landscape.

  25 January 2024   

New video showcases BC’s progress towards “Co-op Housing for All”

Watch this video to witness firsthand the impact of co-op housing and join the movement towards a future where everyone has access to secure and affordable homes.

Share this inspiring story with your friends and be a part of the conversation about creating thriving co-operative communities across the nation.

  3 October 2023   

New CLT Affordable Housing Project Announced

The governments of Canada and British Columbia along with the City of Vancouver announced combined funding of more than $91 million for a major affordable housing project that will build 154 new homes for people living and working in Vancouver.

The project is owned and operated by Community Land Trust in partnership with McLaren Housing Society. The first two floors will be the new home for QMUNITY, a non-profit organization that works to improve queer, transgender, and Two-Spirit lives.

  2 May 2023   

Job Opportunity – Senior Development Manager

The Community Land Trust (CLT) is currently seeking a Senior Development Manager, reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with the CLT senior management team, to play a critical role in delivering affordable housing for the growth of our organization.

This position also provides project leadership and coordination to a project team and works collaboratively with partners, including other non-profit societies, private sector developers, consultants, industry specialists, contractors, government ministries, municipality officials, First Nations, and various agencies in achieving project objectives.