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12 June 2023
Housing Central and CHF Canada recently submitted recommendations on the financialization of housing to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA).
The financialization of housing is the process where housing is increasingly treated as an investment rather than someone’s home.
27 February 2023
Our partners at CHF Canada have been hard at work advocating for investments to grow and support housing co-ops. Last week, they released recommendations for the upcoming 2023 Federal Budget.
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.
12 April 2022
Housing affordability was at the forefront of big-ticket federal budget announcements last week, and CHF BC is pleased to see Ottawa’s focus on an issue affecting the lives of millions of Canadians so directly.
20 January 2022
This funding means that federally-administered co-ops located in BC, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec and PEI, whose operating agreements expired before April 2016 will now be able to access rental assistance until 2028 through FCHI.
24 November 2021
On November 22, 2021, the Governor General delivered the Speech of the Throne outlining the recently re-elected Liberal government’s new priorities. Coincidentally, it was also National Housing Day, which put a lot of focus on the new government’s commitment to affordable– and cooperative–housing. Here is what our partners at CHF Canada had to say about … Continued
6 September 2004
The Canadian Housing and Renewal Association, reported in its review of party platforms that "the election of a Conservative government would mean longer waiting lists and more homelessness."