News from co-operative housing federation of canada A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle.

Latest

Jun 25, 2019, 14:35 ET Housing co-ops welcome federal investment protecting affordability of 55,000 low-income households

OTTAWA, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's housing co-ops welcome today's announcement of the second phase of the federal government's plan to protect housing affordability for 20,000 low-income co-op...


Apr 11, 2019, 09:45 ET Community housing partnership to deliver transformative housing initiative

OTTAWA, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - A national partnership of housing organizations announced today that CMHC has selected its proposal to create a Community Housing Transformation Centre supporting...


Nov 22, 2017, 15:15 ET Housing co-ops welcome National Housing Strategy

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's housing co-operatives welcomed today's release of the federal government's National Housing Strategy designed to protect low-income members of housing...


Nov 21, 2017, 15:07 ET Media advisory - Housing co-op spokespeople to hold media availability following release of National Housing Strategy

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) expects to see a full, timely and seamless solution to expiring federal rental assistance in Canada's new...


Jul 13, 2017, 14:39 ET CMHC tells Ontario housing co-ops to abandon low-income members

$18.5 million in private lending for building modernization caught in red tape OTTAWA, July 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Multi-million dollar renovation plans at three Ontario housing co-ops are in limbo after...


Jun 10, 2017, 08:30 ET Housing co-ops gather in Niagara Falls to protect and expand Canada's stock of co-op homes

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Over 700 members and supporters of Canada's housing co-ops are gathered in Niagara Falls for the annual meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of...


Jun 07, 2017, 10:36 ET Media advisory - Housing co-ops gather in Niagara Falls to protect and expand co-op housing

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Over 700 members and supporters of Canada's housing co-ops are gathered in Niagara Falls this week for the annual meeting of the Co-operative Housing...


Mar 22, 2017, 19:54 ET Housing co-ops optimistic after federal budget

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's housing co-operatives are calling on the federal government to act fast on its promises to address Canada's housing crunch and to protect existing affordable...


Jan 27, 2017, 06:00 ET Organizations Call for Budget 2017 to be the "Housing Budget"

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Three leading national housing and homelessness organizations today jointly called on the federal government to commit to long-term investment on the scale needed to...


Sep 06, 2016, 08:00 ET Winnipeg Housing Co-op Wins Long Struggle to Refinance Repairs

$9.3M loan from local credit union to pay out high interest government mortgage, preserve aging homes and set precedent for other co-ops across Canada WINNIPEG, Sept. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Village Canadien ...


Aug 17, 2016, 13:50 ET CHF Canada mourns the loss of co-op champion Mauril Bélanger

OTTAWA, Aug. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada), today issued the following statement on the loss of co-op champion, Mauril Bélanger: Mauril Bélanger lived a...


Jun 11, 2016, 09:35 ET Housing co-ops to sleep easy after rental subsidies extended for low income members

HAMILTON, ON, June 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Thousands of low income co-op residents will sleep easier after learning their rental assistance will continue for at least two more years. Federal and provincial...


Jun 11, 2016, 06:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Co-op housing residents sleep easier as funding renewed/

Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos to speak at CHF Canada AGM HAMILTON, ON, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Thousands of low income co-op residents are sleeping easier after learning their rental assistance will ...


Jun 08, 2016, 11:43 ET Media Advisory - Co-op housing residents sleep easier as funding renewed

Federal Minister Jean-Yves Duclos to speak at CHF Canada AGM HAMILTON, ON, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Thousands of low income co-op residents are sleeping easier after learning their rental assistance will ...


Apr 18, 2016, 08:00 ET Media advisory - Eight Saint John housing co-ops celebrate merger as Unified Saint John Housing Co-operative

SAINT-JOHN, April 18, 2016 /CNW/ - A group of eight small housing co-operatives in Saint John, facing issues such as expiring operating agreements and the need for funds for major repairs and...


Mar 22, 2016, 19:23 ET Housing co-ops welcome federal re-engagement in affordable housing

OTTAWA, March 22, 2016 CNW/ - "The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada and its 900 member housing co-ops thank the Liberal government for today's budget commitment which provides transitional...


Oct 20, 2015, 14:02 ET Canada's Housing Co-ops Look Forward to Working with New Liberal Government

OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) and its 900 member housing co-operatives across the country congratulate Justin Trudeau and his Liberal...


Aug 04, 2015, 18:56 ET Canada's Housing Co-ops Seeking All-Party Support to Protect Low-Income Households

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - "Canada's housing co-ops are ready to make their voices heard in this election," said Nicholas Gazzard, Executive Director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of...


Jun 03, 2015, 07:00 ET Canada's Housing Co-ops Gather in Charlottetown - Call on Governments to Fix Looming Housing Crunch

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - For the first time in its 47-year history, the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is holding its annual general meeting in Prince Edward...


Apr 21, 2015, 17:46 ET Budget 2015 Opens Door to New Support for Low-Income Households, Helps Housing Co-ops Make Repairs

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Budget 2015 provides a window through which new rent supplements for low-income households living in Canada's housing co-operatives could be made available. "The...


Dec 05, 2014, 13:51 ET Housing co-ops call for new federal rental assistance to replace expiring support for low-income households

OTTAWA, Dec. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) repeated its urgent call for funding in the next federal budget to replace expiring rental assistance for...


Oct 09, 2014, 10:45 ET New Housing Forum aims to deliver results for Canadians in housing need

OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) is pleased to be part of a new multi-stakeholder Housing Forum announced today. The Forum will work to help...


Jun 07, 2014, 08:30 ET Canada's housing co-ops address threats and opportunities at annual meeting in Ottawa

OTTAWA, June 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Members and supporters of housing co-operatives from across Canada met today at the Ottawa Convention Centre to face threats to federally funded rental assistance and to...


Jun 04, 2014, 12:00 ET Housing Co-ops Rally on Parliament Hill - Call on Governments to Fix Looming Housing Crunch

OTTAWA, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - At a rally on Parliament Hill today, Canada's housing co-ops called on all levels of government to 'Fix the Co-op Housing Crunch': expiring federal housing assistance...


Jun 02, 2014, 13:57 ET Media advisory - Hundreds of housing co-op members to gather at Parliament Hill Rally to fix looming housing crisis

OTTAWA, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) and representatives from regional co-op federations, co-op members and supporters will gather in Ottawa to...