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.
Sustainable Affordable Housing Resources
Model Environmental Sustainability Policy
Regional Energy Coaches Pilot Program
FCM - Sustainable Affordable Housing Fund Information Sheet
CMHC Co-Investment Fund Information Sheet
There’s good news for co-ops who are looking to move forward on their path to sustainability and better energy...
Improving your sustainability is something that takes many little steps, and you could think of it being a little like a...
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!