Caring for Your Buildings
Housing co-operatives have just one valuable asset: their property. So it makes sense to take care of it.
A well-kept housing co‑operative has prouder, happier members who love their homes. It’s a place where other people want to live. And one that will serve generations to come, far into the future.
The catch is that maintaining your property takes planning, follow-through and money. Check out these resources on building maintenance, capital planning, curb appeal and more. This is your gateway to becoming a co‑op that you can’t help bragging about.
CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre
Project Management Guide
Guide to Building Condition Assessments and Reserve Fund Studies
A Conversation about Income Verification
12 Tips to Keep Your Units Full
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Co-op members deserve a well-kept, attractive building that will last. Perhaps your co-op is underspending on the property. Or spending too much on the wrong things.
Find out how you’re performing, compared with others. Don’t leave your co-op stranded at third base.
Co-ops without Paid Managers
Since 2007, the percentage of co-ops without paid help has fallen by more than half to a mere 3% of Agency clients. Another 12% just have a lonely bookkeeper.