Vancouver Lease Backgrounder

  13 July 2021

July 2021 was an important month for housing co-ops in BC, and especially in Vancouver. After years of work (and lobbying) on the part of co-op members, CHF BC staff, and City of Vancouver staff, Vancouver’s City Council unanimously approved a new framework for lease renewals. The work of actually renewing those leases is starting in earnest, and we wanted to provide a list of some background materials and resources relevant to this process.

The Present

The Past (2017 Framework: Options for Sustaining Affordable Co-op Housing)