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Community Generation Incubator

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    Is your co-op thinking about starting a Community Generation project? This ACCA free 2-day event will give your co-op a rough and ready idea of project feasibilty If your co-op is interested, please visit the Community Generation Incubator website or review the Community Generation Incubator PDF to learn more about the program. To… Read more »

Feds Extend Subsidies to March 2028

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The federal government announced on June 25, that they have extended subsidies to March 31, 2028 as part of their plan to protect affordable housing for low-income co-op households. The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development made the announcement at the Briarview Housing Co-op in Mississauga, ON. The extension is the… Read more »

CMHC Funding Opportunities

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Housing Co-operatives come in many forms, and CMHC offers a variety of programs and resources to support the diverse needs of Co-ops across the country. By taking the lead role in the delivery of Canada’s first-ever National Housing Strategy, CMHC administers a number of funding programs to assist Co-ops in undertaking long-term operating and maintenance… Read more »

National Resources Canada Invests in Energy Efficiency with Sundance

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By Gillian Austin On May 24 the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources was at Sundance Housing Cooperative to announce a federal investment of $2.5 million for Sundance to retrofit 59 townhomes. This retrofit will allow the units to be net-zero ready. “The membership of Sundance Housing Co-operative is extremely pleased to be… Read more »

National Housing Strategy Update

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On May 8, CMHC hosted a free event to educate our housing co-ops members on how to navigate the National Housing Strategy and its components.  CMHC and the Agency presented information to help housing co-op members develop a better understanding of how to apply for grants to repair and maintain the units.  This was a… Read more »