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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.

  5 August 2022   

VIDEO: Addressing Overheating in Housing Co-ops

Here is the video of our July 28, 2022 webinar on addressing overheating in co-operative housing.

  3 June 2022   

The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada

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   

VIDEO: Preparation and Protection from Extreme Heat and Wildfire Smoke

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.

  30 March 2022   

Introducing Our 40th Anniversary Logo

2022 marks our 40th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we are releasing a special anniversary logo.

  22 December 2021   

2021 #HousingCentral Highlights Video

CHF BC was proud to be a partner in the 2021 Housing Central Conference! For those of you who were able to participate virtually this year, we hope you found the keynote speakers and education sessions to be informative and inspiring, and that you were able to connect with fellow delegates to discuss the issues facing our sector.

  14 December 2021   

115 Place Housing Co-op needs your help

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.

  4 May 2021   

May is Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month and CHF BC is celebrating the rich Asian heritage of our communities. We acknowledge the Asian-heritage community leaders and builders and want to uplift their voices and stories. We will also begin the work to formally tackle anti-Asian racism while acknowledging that this is an ongoing process and just the … Continued

  4 October 2019   

What Is A Co-op?

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 … Continued