Happy Birthday CHF BC!

I sit on the board of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia Today we are celebrating our 35th anniversary. Given my excitement about the future of co-operative housing and community land trusts in British Columbia, it important to recognize the foundation upon which this progress is built. Interestingly, reading …

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Co-operative Housing Land Trusts in British Columbia

These Land Trusts share a common mission: to support co-operative and non-profit housing and the low- and moderate income households they serve.

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Doris Koo: Preserving the Legacy of Co-operative Housing

Accomplished U.S. affordable housing developer Doris Koo (Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.) keynote presentation at the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada‘s 2013 annual meeting in Calgary, Alberta. She explains explains to 600 co-op delegates how Canada’s co-operative housing movement can leverage over $5 billion in real estate assets to innovate and grow.

Housing Co-ops Build Community

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a housing co-op? This short video gives you a taste of co-op life as seen through the eyes of co-op members and show you how housing co-ops build community. You’ll also see how a membership association like the Co-operative Housing Federation of BC builds the community of housing co-ops in British Columbia.

The video was produced by Novel Pictures. Thanks to Vancity for its generous support and to our members for building communities we can all be proud of.