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
NHS Funding Programs for Co-ops
Electrical Maintenance in Residential Buildings
The sun is setting on your co-op’s CMHC operating agreement. Did you know that, soon after, your co‑op will no longer...
There's still time to take part in NRCan’s national Survey of Energy Use for Multi-Unit Residential Buildings (MURBs)....
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.
Capital Reserve Contribution
Half of Agency clients have more than doubled their contributions to their capital-replacement-reserves since 2007. For 38%, per-unit contributions are up by more than $1,000 a year.