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

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Agency for Co-operative Housing

Sustainable Affordable Housing Resources

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

Model Environmental Sustainability Policy

CHF Canada
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Regional Energy Coaches Pilot Program

Federation of Canadian Municipalities
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FCM - Sustainable Affordable Housing Fund Information Sheet

Agency for Co-operative Housing
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CMHC Co-Investment Fund Information Sheet

Agency for Co-operative Housing
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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!

Good Vacancy Loss

Some vacancy loss is by choice, because units are being refreshed for new members. So not a loss but an investment.