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

Sustainable Affordable Housing Resources

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre

CHF Canada

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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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!

High-Risk Clients

Clients at High risk make up only 9.9% of the Agency’s portfolio, down from 16.3% in 2008. Proof that struggling co-ops can strengthen their operations.