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26 February 2024
This insightful exploration of the housing crisis looks at why publicly owned non-market housing—aka community housing—is the best way to provide affordable homes for people in British Columbia.
Please take a few minutes to watch the video for a deeper understanding of this important topic.
29 November 2023
Our friends at the Canadian Housing & Renewal Association recently released a report on the community housing—including co-ops—on Canada’s economic productivity.
The report provides five policy recommendations to boost community housing supply and tackle Canada’s productivity problem.
12 January 2023
The provincial government announced today that a new $500-million fund will be managed by B.C.’s community housing organizations to help deliver safe, affordable, and culturally supportive housing for individuals and families across B.C.
23 February 2022
The biggest omission in the budget is the lack of any attention to the loss of affordable homes from the existing rental market.
29 July 2019
The Co-op Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) and BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) applaud the Burnaby Mayor’s Task Force on Community Housing for its vision of Burnaby as a community with affordable housing for all citizens.
18 April 2018
Housing Central partners Co-op Housing Federation of BC and BC Non-Profit Housing Association applaud the provincial government’s historic investment in the community housing sector with today’s announcement to build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units over the next 10 years through partnerships with non-profit housing providers, co-ops and municipalities.