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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.
6 December 2022
Vancouver city council is considering a motion this week that proposes allowing non-market housing—including co-op—projects that are up to 12 storeys to go ahead without the need for rezoning.
22 April 2022
Following the release of the federal budget there has been a flurry news coverage. Here is a selection of some of these articles… and more.
25 February 2022
A return to dedicated federal investment designed to build and acquire co-op housing at scale, in partnership with the co-operative housing sector, will help meaningfully address the housing crisis.
4 December 2017
The City of Vancouver’s new Housing Strategy promises “a bold, forward-thinking” approach to address Vancouver’s housing supply. And its vision includes more housing co-ops and co-op homes. The strategy is accompanied by a three-year action plan with 120 actions “to create more livable and affordable housing for Vancouver residents.” Council approved the new strategy at the end … Continued
28 June 2017
Co-op members from around the Lower Mainland came together on Saturday, June 24 at Trout Lake in Vancouver for an afternoon of fun, good food, games, kids races, and prizes in the bright summer sun. Members shared a BBQ catered by Vera’s Burger Shack and enjoyed live musical entertainment by renowned performing artist Sibel Thrasher. The annual event … Continued
18 March 2015
Update! On Tuesday, March 17, Thom Armstrong spoke again with Each For All’s host, Robin Puga, this time looking at co-op housing challenges and solutions.On Tuesday, February 17, CHF BC’s…