National (Canada-Wide) Information
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
700 Montreal Road
A wealth of information on Canada's housing market. Resources available on housing coops include:
Tenant Involvement in Housing Co-operatives
This study compares the operating costs of coop housing with private and public non-profits and public housing financed under various CMHC programs.
Capital Replacement Planning Manual
This guide assists housing coops and non-profit housing providers create a sound capital replacement manual to deal with the high costs associated with major repairs and replacements. Downloadable software is also available on this website.
Conseil canadien de la coopération et de la mutualité
275 Bank Street, 4th Floor
The Conseil canadien de la coopération et de la mutualité supports the Francophone cooperative movement across Canada.
#104, 402 – 30th Ave NE
CoopZone is a national support system for cooperative organizations and developers.
Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada (CHFC)
225 Metcalfe Street, Suite 311
Tel.: 613-230-2201 or
Information on the Canada-wide federation and regional federations. General information about coop housing is also provided.
Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA)
275 Bank Street, Suite 400
Toll free: 866-266-7677
Provides general information about this umbrella organization for cooperatives and credit unions.
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
75 Albert Street, Suite 902
This association provides research and networking opportunities in the area of affordable housing.