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.
3 October 2022
Join our team supporting member housing co-ops by providing meeting support, sound governance & management advice, and promoting our programs and services.
20 September 2022
The co-op put co-op housing on the map in Vancouver, and were also significantly involved in establishing CHF BC.
11 July 2022
We are thrilled to share news of an important announcement that will take place on Monday, July 11. The announcement brings together several partners on a historic deal for the co-operative housing movement, and we want you to be part of it!
29 June 2022
Each year we provide a report to our members. This report highlights the achievements of the CHF BC group of social enterprises—CHF BC, COHO Management Services Society, and the Community Land Trust—over the 2021-22 fiscal year and outlines our goals for the year ahead.
Take a few minutes to review the range of activities we are involved with.
15 June 2022
Twin Rainbows Housing Co-operative received a CHF Canada Regional Diversity Grant to hold two workshops on land and cultural dispossession, reconciliation and creating awareness around colonial structures. The workshops aimed to help co-op members build better relations with the land and the host nations.
3 June 2022
In observing National Indigenous History Month this June, we are providing our members with exclusive access to an online Indigenous cultural awareness course called The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada.
3 May 2022
After the deadly periods of extreme heat in 2021, many housing co-ops recognized the need to help ensure the health and well-being of members and staff during these events.
11 February 2022
The board and staff of CHF BC have had a busy start to 2022. Here are some highlights of what we’ve been up to.
14 December 2021
The co-op’s lease is ending, and the union pension fund has decided to sell the land and buildings to the highest bidder. The inevitable outcome of a sale like that will be drastic rent increases and economic eviction for many of the co-op’s 244 households.
14 December 2021
Co-op decisions impact the environment and are impacted by the environment. Does your co-op have an overall direction on how to sustainably approach its operations and long-term planning? Consider adopting a sustainability policy! Sustainability can touch on almost all aspects of a co-op’s operations. More than with most policies, a sustainability policy sets out how … Continued
6 December 2021
Diana Day was invited to speak to our 2021 AGM about what truth, reconciliation, and decolonization might look like in our community of housing co-ops. Diana is a First Nations woman from the Oneida Nation, a member of the Wolf Clan, and has lived in Vancouver since the early 80’s, and is a member of … Continued
23 November 2021
Diana shared some of her knowledge and experience with CHF BC members and staff, and highlighted both important history and actions we can take now.