Housing Co-ops Are Getting More Affordable: Report
This Canadian report, released in November 2022, compares the occupancy charges (rents) of rental housing co-ops to those of similar rental properties in the private market. The study examined housing charges in Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Toronto, and Ottawa between 2006 and 2021.
Les coopératives d’habitation au Canada deviennent plus abordables : rapport
Ce rapport canadien, publié en novembre 2022, compare les droits d’occupation (loyers) des coopératives d’habitation à loyer à ceux d’immeubles locatifs similaires sur le marché privé. L’étude a examiné les droits d’occupation des villes de Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton, Toronto et Ottawa entre 2006 et 2021.
Environmental Sustainability Policy
Co-ops that care about climate change and want to shrink their environmental footprint should consider approving their own Environmental Sustainability Policy. A model was developed by the Co‑operative Housing Federation of Canada. … Read More
Rochdale Pioneers and the Coop Principles
This essay does not pretend to be a work of original research or even of comprehensive synthesis and interpretation. It does aim to pull together selected points of view about Rochdale to give readers a convenient point of entry into some complex issues.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Report: New Models for Co-operative Housing
This report was commissioned so that the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) could have a better understanding of how co-operative housing models operate in other countries and also to look … Read More
Co-op Housing: What It Is and How It Works
This article is a few years old but it explains really well what co-operative housing is all about and how it differs from low-income housing or social housing in Canada. Unlike privately owned low-income … Read More
Refinancing for Housing Co-operatives in Canada
This presentation is an overview of the purpose of CHF Canada’s Refinancing Program. How does the program work? How are housing co-operatives supported throughout the refinancing process? What do co-operatives need to … Read More
Needs Assessment Report – Housing Co-operatives: Presence of Women and Women’s Empowerment
In 2017, FECHIMM, in collaboration with organizations such as the Lachine-LaSalle Housing Committee (CLLL), the Réseau 2000+ Technical Resource Group (GRT), and the Regional table for Montréal / Laval Women’s Centers launched … Read More
How to Form a Co-operative
This resource from Ontario, Canada walks you through the basics of co-operatives, forming and operating a co-operative, and developing a business plan for a co-operative.