Help and advice when you need it – answers to your questions are just a phone call away.
Representation and Advocacy
CHFT represents and defends the rights and interests of co-ops at the local level by:
- Working with local housing networks
- Building links with municipal government and agencies
- Involvement with the co-op housing sector and other related groups
CHFT members get access to exclusive programs that make the most of your co-op’s money and support the future of your co-op’s members:
- Co-op Cost Cutters
- Co-operative Young Leaders
- Diversity Scholarship Fund
Resources and Education
Our education program offers education events and tailored portable workshops at your co-op to support and foster healthy communities. These options are available for boards, members and staff. Other resources include downloads and links to support your co-op’s management, governance and community building.
Services Designed for Co-ops
Our services are delivered by skilled facilitators who understand co-ops. Most services are available to members without additional costs and are included in the member dues. Other services are provided at cost by charging a nominal fee. These services include:
- Advice and consulting
- Conflict resolution and mediation
- Meeting services and chairing
Helping People Find a Co-op
We help co-ops fill their units with our Find a Co-op online directory. The CHFT website sees a lot of traffic from people looking to learn more about co-operative housing and connecting with a co-op in their area.