CHF Canada is the national voice of the Canadian co‑operative housing movement. Our more than 1090 members and associates include 895 non-profit housing co‑operatives as well as organizations that are closely linked with housing co‑operatives. Quebec housing co‑op are affiliated indirectly, through membership in regional federations that hold membership in CHF Canada. Individuals or firms that support CHF Canada's aims may join as non-voting associates.
Membership in CHF Canada is voluntary. More than eight out of ten housing co‑operatives outside of Quebec are members of CHF Canada.
Membership and Associate Categories
- Housing co‑operatives
- Associations of
- Service organizations
- resource groups, which are in the business of advising newly forming housing co‑operatives
- co‑op management companies, which are in the business of providing property management or services to occupied housing co‑operatives
- land trusts, which, for common benefit and on a not-for-profit basis, own or control land occupied by non-profit housing co‑operatives.
- Sponsoring organizations
These are organizations of national or regional importance that are committed to giving CHF Canada their strong support. Our sponsors are
- Honorary Lifetime Associates
This honorary position is granted to individuals who have given special service to CHF Canada. It confers the right to speak at the annual meeting, but not to vote.
Are you an organization or a person who supports our mission, mandate, and core values, but doesn't fit the categories above? Then become an associate! An associate enjoys all the benefits of membership, except the right to vote and hold office.
For information on joining CHF Canada, click here.