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.
25 January 2024
Watch this video to witness firsthand the impact of co-op housing and join the movement towards a future where everyone has access to secure and affordable homes.
Share this inspiring story with your friends and be a part of the conversation about creating thriving co-operative communities across the nation.
31 October 2023
During Co-op Week 2023, Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) hosted an online a panel discussion entitled “How can co-operatives overcome barriers to climate action?”
This online panel brought together co-ops of various sizes from different sectors. Each face unique challenges specific to their industry, but also holds similar opportunities for leveraging larger networks of support for sharing knowledge and resources.
8 May 2023
On April 28, 2023, CHF BC resumed its program of neighbourhood events with a group of housing co-ops located in the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood of Vancouver.
Members from a number of housing co-ops from the neighbourhood had the chance to meet and discuss issues of common interest and visit several of the neighbourhood non-profit housing co-ops.
14 December 2022
The 2022 Year in Review spotlights significant stories and exciting accomplishments of our team of exceptional directors and staff–and—of course—our members who were engaged with their federation more than ever.
9 November 2022
Whether you are a new delegate for your co-op, or someone who’s been to CHF BC meetings in the past, this video will give an orientation to the federation and show you everything you need to know about our 2022 Annual General Meeting on November 20th.
5 August 2022
Here is the video of our July 28, 2022 webinar on addressing overheating in co-operative housing.
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.
4 May 2022
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Asian Heritage Month in Canada. This month provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian decent have made and continue to make in 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.
30 March 2022
2022 marks our 40th anniversary. To celebrate this milestone, we are releasing a special anniversary logo.
22 December 2021
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
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.