Co-op Housing Resources
Co-op Policies – CHF BC Members area policy manual – need to login (or register if first time)
Running your Housing Co-op – CHF Canada members section (need to register/login) background documents, briefs etc.
Canadian Co-operative Alliance – of all types of co-ops and credit unions in Canada
CHF BC Co-op Directory – check out other BC co-ops related to us
Vancouver Non-market Housing – what other social, native, co-op housing is located round here?
The Agency for Co-operative Housing – has taken over operating agreements from CMHC
Wikipedia – housing co-op sections on Canada, US, England etc. connects to other types of co-op
Housing Centre – City of Vancouver, Community Services page on social housing
Co-op Housing Federation Canada “2020 Vision” – for sustainable housing and environment
Heritage Clusters – The following information is a resource that can be used to reference specific companies and trades-people for projects that are taking place in the co-op. The Vancouver Heritage Foundation will provide suggestions and refer companies that have a strong reputation for working specifically on Heritage buildings.
- 2001 securing our future http://www.chfc.ca/eng/chf/resol2001_03.htm and 2002 report on actions taken on the resolution http://www.chfc.ca/eng/pdf/AGM2001NationalActionTaken.pdf
- 2003 non-profit principles http://www.chfc.ca/eng/chf/resol2003_05.htm and 2004 report on actions taken on the resolution http://www.chfc.ca/eng/pdf/AGM2003NationalActionTaken.pdf
- 2004 end of operating agreement http://www.chfc.ca/eng/chf/resol2004_05.htm
- “Securing our Future” (2001) at the bottom of the 2001 resolution at http://www.chfc.ca/eng/chf/resol2001_03.htm
- Members Helping Members – How Internal Subsidy Works (April 2003) http://members.chfc.ca/eng/pdf/ResourceDocs/subsidy%20web.pdf. This was written mainly for S 95 co-ops but can also apply to after the operating agreement.