Co-op housing essentials

Workshop Intro:

This guide to co-op living is just what you need to update your co-op’s orientation for new members, as a reminder for long-standing members, or even for prospective members at the top of your wait-list!


Workshop Type:

Workshop Duration:
2.5 Hrs


This workshop will give your members - both new and experienced - a chance to revisit what it means to live in a co-op.

We'll cover:

  • a brief context of the co-operative housing movement and an overview of the sector in BC
  • what makes a housing co-op a unique housing option
  • the basic legal framework that governs your co-op
  • the elements of good governance and sound management
  • the roles of the board, members, committees and staff

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