Managing Your Business
Housing co-operatives are small businesses formed to provide housing for their members. They prosper best when they are fully occupied and members pay their housing charges in full and on time.
A housing co-op is not a complex business, but it takes work to keep it going. As the steward of your business, your board’s job is to see that the business thrives so that members’ homes are not only affordable, but a good place to live.
How-to information and resources can help your co-op succeed, but your board, staff and members will have to do the work yourselves.
Hundreds have done it and so can your co-op. Let’s get started.
CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre
Project Management Guide
Annual Health Check Video
NHS Funding Programs for Co-ops
2019 Utility Allowances for Ontario
For the first time, starting in June 2019, the Agency’s Board of Directors will include two directors already serving on...
The sun is setting on your co-op’s CMHC operating agreement. Did you know that, soon after, your co‑op will no longer...
A well-run housing co-op is a business where success depends on teamwork. When everyone is doing their part, the board is able to look to the co-op’s future. Staff can get their job done because the board has their back. Best of all, members can enjoy a great community life together.
Find out how your co-op measures up and how to be a better business.
In 2008, 70% of Agency clients met every term of their CMHC operating agreement. That's risen to 85%. Better grasp of the rules or better-run co-ops? Why not both?