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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...


Apr 23, 2014, 10:00 ET President of Co-operative Housing International to Give Keynote Address at Winnipeg Event

WINNIPEG, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Nicholas Gazzard, President of Co-operative Housing International and Executive Director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada), will give a...


Feb 03, 2014, 10:00 ET Brampton-area Housing Co-op Secures Credit Union Loan To Renovate And Renew Aging Homes

BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - On Friday, the board of directors of Mondragon Co-operative Homes Inc. closed a new first mortgage with Alterna Savings to buy out the remainder of their government ...


Nov 21, 2013, 13:30 ET Canada's housing co-operatives warmly welcome Minister's announcement supporting low-income households

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) warmly welcomed today's announcement by Minister of State for Social Development Candice Bergen allowing...


Oct 28, 2013, 11:30 ET Housing co-ops echo municipalities' call for credible long-term housing solutions

OTTAWA, Oct. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) endorsed today's launch by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities of a campaign to "Fix Canada's Housing...


Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET CHF Canada Urges Provincial and Territorial Governments to Work with Stakeholder Groups to Protect Housing Affordability

OTTAWA, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) today urged provincial and territorial (PT) governments to help protect 21,000 households—representing...


Jun 08, 2013, 06:00 ET Housing co-ops join big city mayors saying expiring federally-funded housing assistance is the No. 1 priority

CALGARY, June 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Delegates at today's annual meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) in Calgary are expected to pass a resolution calling for all levels of...


Jun 05, 2013, 11:00 ET Housing co-ops meet in Calgary to protect thousands of low-income households at risk from expiring federal funding

CALGARY, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Participants in the 2013 annual general meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) are gathering in Calgary this week to address the impending ...


Mar 21, 2013, 17:56 ET Canada's housing co-ops welcome renewed affordable housing investments in 2013 budget

OTTAWA, March 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) and housing co-ops across the country welcome the new affordable housing investments in the 2013 budget....


Mar 01, 2013, 09:00 ET CHF Canada proposes achievable solutions to reduce housing need and homelessness

OTTAWA, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) and its 900 member housing co-operatives across the country today offered federal, provincial and territorial...


Jan 29, 2013, 14:41 ET Finley clears path for more housing renewal with lending changes

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) warmly welcomes today's announcement by the Minister Responsible for CMHC of changes to lending programs that...


Dec 06, 2012, 09:00 ET Federal funding set to disappear, threatening native people in London with homelessness

LONDON, ON, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Twenty native households will be homeless in the new year unless Diane Finley, the Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), steps in...


Oct 19, 2012, 15:36 ET Ontario court approves plan to save 131 units of affordable housing in Windsor area

WINDSOR, ON, Oct. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) announced today that an Ontario court has approved its plan to continue using the assets of Bridlewood...


Sep 13, 2012, 09:00 ET $5.5 million federal cash grab blocks repairs at Winnipeg housing co-op

Thanks to Ottawa, co-op members face Winnipeg winter with original single-pane windows WINNIPEG, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - An unfair and exorbitant $5.5 million mortgage prepayment penalty demanded by...


Jun 09, 2012, 08:00 ET Hamilton housing co-op receives award for expansion celebrating International Year of Co-operatives

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 9, 2012 /CNW/ - The Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) announced that today Halam Park Housing Co-op in Hamilton, Ontario will receive the federation's...


Jun 06, 2012, 09:00 ET Housing co-ops meet in Niagara Falls to protect thousands of low-income units at risk from expiring federal funding

NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Participants at the 2012 annual meeting of the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) are gathering in Niagara Falls to help preserve thousands ...


May 03, 2012, 09:00 ET CMHC cash grab prevents refinancing repairs at local housing co-op

BRAMPTON, ON, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - By imposing a penalty equal to nearly five years of future interest payments for a mortgage that will no longer exist, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) ...


Apr 04, 2012, 15:36 ET Housing Co-ops Support Nova Scotia's Plan for Provincial Housing Strategy

OTTAWA, April 4, 2012 /CNW/ - "Nova Scotia's housing co-ops welcome the provincial government's announcement in Budget 2012 that it will develop a housing strategy for the Province", said Nicholas...


Mar 29, 2012, 17:09 ET Canada's Housing Co-ops Optimistic Despite Cuts to Federal Spending

OTTAWA, March 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's housing co-ops were not surprised by cuts to federal program spending in today's 2012 budget, said Nicholas Gazzard, Executive Director of the Co-operative...


Jan 11, 2012, 17:37 ET Canada's Housing Co-ops a proud part of International Year of Co-operatives in 2012

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - In advance of tomorrow's launch events in 14 cities across Canada, the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHF Canada) announced today that Canada's housing...


Nov 05, 2010, 08:00 ET Canada's co-operative communities celebrate new housing co-op in Olympic
Village

OTTAWA, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - "Co-op members across the country are cheering Vancouver City Council's decision to include a housing co-operative in the City's Olympic Village," said Nicholas Gazzard,...


Oct 25, 2010, 17:00 ET 2011 budget can accomplish more for housing without increasing spending

OTTAWA, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - The federal government can make better use of taxpayers' dollars in the 2011 budget without increasing spending by adopting practical policy measures to address the lack of...


Sep 28, 2010, 07:00 ET Housing co-ops welcome progress made in new federal economic stimulus report

OTTAWA, Sept. 28 /CNW/ - Canada's non-profit housing co-ops welcomed the progress documented in the federal government's sixth report on the important stimulus investments made in Canada's Economic...


Aug 12, 2010, 14:00 ET Housing co-ops welcome investments for social housing in the Niagara Region
and Hamilton

ST. CATHARINES, ON, Aug. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Today's announcement of important investments from three levels of government for social housing renovation and retrofit projects, including housing...


Jun 12, 2010, 16:19 ET National co-op housing meeting calls for accountability in housing spending

LONDON, ON, June 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Delegates to the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada's annual meeting in London, Ontario passed a resolution today calling on all levels of government to work ...