These Land Trusts share a common mission: to support co-operative and non-profit housing and the low- and moderate income households they serve.
On Tuesday, February 17, Thom Armstrong, executive director of the Co‑operative Housing Federation of BC, spoke on Vancouver Co-op Radio’s co-operatives show, Each For All.
Members of housing co-ops in BC tell the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia (CHF BC) why it’s so important to find a rent supplement solution for low-income co-op members when federal subsidies end.
Co-op housing offers diverse and supportive communities with self-contained units, convenient amenities, and professional management staff.
On June 14, 2014, MP Mauril Bélanger was the guest of honour at the Athlete’s Village Housing Co-op for lunch and a tour of the facilities.
Guests representing housing co-operatives made presentations regarding the end of federal operating agreements and how this will affect housing co-ops.
As part of a national campaign called You Hold the Key – Fix the Co op Housing Crunch, a rally on Parliament Hill will feature speakers from Canada’s housing co-ops, federal MPs and concerned co-op members.
On Monday, May 12, 2014, I was invited to a community forum to discuss how co-operative housing can help address affordability in Vancouver.
Clips from Paul Tennant’s presentation at the Regeneration Forum 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Paul is the CEO of Orbit Group, UK. In these segments, he shares his experience on structural models that have strengthened housing delivery and speaks frankly about the tensions of scale and local delivery.
I recently came across a video by CU Planet about the role that Vancity Credit Union played in the foundation of the Athlete’s Village Housing Co-operative.