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.
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.
4 July 2023
CHF BC has been advancing the co-op housing option for more than 40 years. We support almost 15,000 co-op homes in thriving, successful communities.
Here is how we are doing it.
28 May 2023
Our Group Buying Program has some exciting news for individual co-op member households!
The new RONA/Lowe’s resident member program is here! Now individual members can get the same discounts as your co-op for everyday in-store maintenance supplies and hardware purchases. Resident members can buy and get savings like a contractor.
25 May 2023
Here is everything you need to know for our 2023 Spring Forum on May 28.
21 May 2023
Our Co-op Housing Spring Forum on May 28 is quickly approaching! This event will be an exciting celebration of of co-op living for all ages.
We look forward to once again offering a hybrid in-person and online format as well as a live broadcast in Victoria for our Vancouver Island members.
12 May 2023
There are so many reasons to attend CHF BC’s Spring Forum on Sunday May 28. Here are our top 4!
We are thrilled to provide you with an opportunity to learn, engage and interact with other co-op members. As you know, community building is at the heart of co-ops and we are excited to connect our members from all over BC.
22 April 2023
Earth Day Inspiration This Earth Day, we invite CHF BC members to get inspired by Granville Gardens Housing Co-operative in Richmond B.C. They were the recipients of CHF BC’s 40th anniversary Sustainability Grant in 2022. With the help of the Sustainability Grant, Granville Gardens installed a heat pump in its community hall, along with an outdoor cooling … Continued
20 April 2023
Atira Women’s Resource Society is nonprofit organization based in Vancouver, B.C.. They have found a unique solution to address the affordable housing crisis and improve employee well-being by providing housing to its staff members. This move has sparked interest in the potential for co-operative housing initiatives among other nonprofit organizations.
7 March 2023
CHF BC is pleased to announce that members can now shop for their maintenance supplies at Rona and Lowe’s stores across British Columbia using the same VIP Pro in-store account number.
29 November 2022
The 40th CHF BC AGM was a big success. Our first hybrid AGM saw 82 in-person attendees and 40 online participants.
24 November 2022
Sunshine Housing Co-operative, the Community Land Trust, (CLT), BC Housing, and the City of Surrey have partnered to build a new 69-home affordable co-operative housing development in Surrey.
27 October 2022
Following the success of our hybrid SAGM earlier this year, and to ensure all our members have access to the meeting, we will open again be offering a hybrid online and in-person event.