Resources for Co-op Boards, Staff & Members

There are many resources available for housing co-op members, directors, volunteers, and staff to support healthy co-operative communities.  Here is a list of links to some online resources that we have come across.  Please feel free to share with us on our contact form a good resource we are missing.

CHF Canada has online courses for co-op members, managers, and for those interested in co-op housing management.  Click here for more information on CHF Canada Online Learning.


Resources at COCHF
  • COCHF has a Resource Library at its office.  Publications related to the governance and management of housing co-ops include:  office management, legal, membership, maintenance, community, and communications. Contact us if you are looking for a resource on a particular topic.
Resources from CHF Canada
  • CHF Canada has an on-line Resource Centre: On-line tools for good governance and management as well as information on on-line training, which can be accessed by CHF Canada member co-ops’ members and staff.
Co-op Housing Bookstore
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Agency for Co-operative Housing
  • The Agency is the not-for-profit administrator of federal co-operative housing programs in Ontario, B.C., Alberta, and PEI. It delivers services under a contract with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
  • The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing web site has information on provincial government housing programs and services.
Housing Services Corporation (HSC)
  • Housing Services Corporation (HSC) is a non-profit organization that delivers province-wide programs that help affordable housing providers and service managers.