Campaign News:

Update on Ontario provincial election

Following the Ontario election, we have a new Progressive Conservative government as of June 29. CHF Canada’s goal was to make affordable housing a campaign issue and to get the parties to commit to co-op housing support. Ontario’s housing co-ops and the local...

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What the parties’ are promising on affordable housing.

CHF Canada -   Election on June 7:  What the parties’ are promising on affordable housing. With the election only days away, the parties have each shared their plans for Ontario should they form government. While all parties acknowledge that housing is a big issue,...

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Cadence Weapon takes aim at the condo boom in new single

Emily Mathieu, Toronto Star:   "I lived in Montreal for six years and never had any trouble finding housing. (But in Toronto,) we looked at, I would say, 25 different apartments and houses before we eventually got one. We would do open houses with literally 100...

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Ontario should close loopholes in rental laws

Editorial, Hamilton Spectator:  The word crisis is overused, especially during an election campaign. But it’s not hyperbole when used to describe the situation with rent affordability in Ontario today. A crisis is exactly what we have. Read the full story...

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City plan puts focus on 2- and 3-bedroom residential units

Tamar Harris, Toronto Star:   The Official Plan Amendment and three infrastructure strategies was considered by council late Wednesday night. The master plan requires new residential developments with more than 80 units to be made up of at least 40 per cent two- and...

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OPEN THE DOOR TO CO-OP HOUSING

Many low- and middle-income households in Ontario are feeling the squeeze in the housing market. Co-ops are part of the solution. We need all levels of government to come to the table to fix the affordable housing squeeze.

WE CALL ON ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT TO OPEN THE DOOR TO CO-OP HOUSING.