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
Guide to Building Condition Assessments and Reserve Fund Studies
Project Management Guide
Regional Energy Coaches Pilot Program
CMHC Co-Investment Fund Information Sheet
The co-op housing sector, which includes the Agency, has created many resources on building condition assessments and...
Introducing Irfaan Hasham, CHF Canada’s new Regional Energy Coach (REC)!
Many of CHF Canada’s member co-ops are...
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.
Plans in Action
The average co-op with an approved capital replacement plan tucks away more than $3,600 per unit in reserves each year--triple the 2007 amount. Does their future hold better windows? New kitchens? Savings mean more choices.