Exterior of Bain Apartments housing co-operative showing a garden and a play structure
Partners in Your Success
Waste is expensive and bad for the planet. Make choices that will sustain the natural world and your co-op’s future.

Protecting the Environment

This world is the only one we have. Investing in sustainability will save your co-op money and protect future generations too.

Check out ideas from the Agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada and others that will help reduce your co-op’s footprint. Investments that pay returns to the environment could also pay returns to your co-op.

Resources

HomeRun

Agency for Co-operative Housing

CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre

CHF Canada

Model Environmental Sustainability Policy

CHF Canada
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Sustainable Affordable Housing

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Good Practices in Sustainability

Swansea Village and Pacific Heights

Energy Saving and Environmental Sustainability

CHF Canada

News

 
Save More than Money

Stanley Knowles Housing Co-operative says, “Money saved on energy is money in our pockets.” Read its story for the ideas and the inspiration.

If your co-op is shrinking its environmental footprint, why not share your own story? You can be inspiring too!

Client Compliance

In 2008, 70% of Agency clients met every term of their CMHC operating agreement. Now 83% do. Monitoring gets results.