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.
Project Management Guide
Guide to Building Condition Assessments and Reserve Fund Studies
CHF Canada On-line Resource Centre
Project Report: Pilot Project on Radon Gas
Preservation Funding for Community Housing
The Agency is exploring new and dynamic ways to keep you informed and interested. On November 14, we will dive into the...
The Agency and the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada recently conducted a pilot project on radon gas. We tested...
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.
The trend in co-op management is toward management companies. Volunteer-only co-ops make up half the share of our clients (4%) that they did in 2007. Co-ops with their own employees are down to 30% of Agency clients, while management companies serve 52%. The rest have only a bookkeeper.