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7 November 2019
Enrolment in the FCHI-2 began last month for federally administered co-ops. The program will provide new rent assistance to low-income members beginning April 2020 and lasting until March 31, 2028.
In earlier communication we advised all federally administered co-ops to apply for enrolment in FCHI-2 in case they are eligible. We can now be more precise in our advice.
4 October 2019
CHF BC and its member housing co-ops are part of a bigger community of co-operatives.
Even though many people are members of co-operatives (like credit unions, or Modo, or MEC), co-ops are still less familiar than limited companies and charities. We’ve put together a video that answers some basic questions about co-operatives and how housing co-ops have some special characteristics that makes them a great alternative to more common rental and ownership models.
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…