Check out the stories from co-op members across the country:
Lloyd is a retired electrician. He and his wife were two of Native Inter-tribal’s original founding members. They have lived in the co-op 32 years. The agreement that provided Lloyd’s subsidy expired in 2014. Native Inter-tribal sold four units, and offered internal subsidies to the affected members. Lloyd is frustrated that after all their initial hard work and the invested government funds: “to see it all go, for such a small amount of money?”read more
Your Story Matters!
Here’s your chance to share your experiences with co-op housing. Tell us how living in co-op has made a difference for you – or share a great story about an experience in your co-op. You can do it with words, photos, video – or any combination of all three. When you have something to share, just send it to us.
Over 280 co-ops and stakeholders have passed resolutions urging governments to create a new rent supplement program.
You Hold the Key!
Canada’s housing co-ops are facing a severe crisis as federal subsidies for low-income households expire. Send a message asking your MP for action in the upcoming Federal Budget to protect affordable co-op homes.