Co-ops examine ways to enhance their membership processes; continue to work closely with the Federation on lease renewal
By Nancy Hannum, Chair, *RePlan Co-op Authorized Working Group and Joint Co-op Board Committee
The Co-operative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) has provided us with an economic analysis of False Creek […]
2017 Year in Review
In 2017, *RePlan members used the generous financial support we received from False Creek South co-ops and stratas to advance our work with the City of Vancouver on:
Lease modification and extension – for all tenures, co-op, strata and non-profit housing
We want to introduce Thom Armstrong to those of you who haven’t had the opportunity to meet him yet. Thom has more than 30 years of experience in the co-operative housing movement, holding leadership positions in Saskatchewan, Ontario and BC. He has been Executive Director of the […]
On January 25th, Vancouver City Council voted unanimously to support seven recommendations for False Creek South (FCS), which will:
Develop Terms of Reference to guide a community planning process in FCS
Develop affordable housing options for all FCS residents to remain in the community
Produce a framework for resolving lease issues
Evaluate land governance […]
RePlan – in collaboration with Ignatius But, a planning student from UBC – has produced a short video to highlight what lease renewal for housing co-ops will mean for families and local businesses.
When the land leases for co-ops on City-owned property are renewed, a new generation of young people will be able to start families, […]
False Creek South (FCS) residents achieved a notable success on July 13th. At *RePlan’s first public meeting with Vancouver City Council, Councillors voted unanimously on a five-point motion proposed by Councillor Reimer, which we believe will lay the foundation for lease renewal, with affordable options to enable all residents to stay in the community if […]
With leases on City land expiring as early as 2022 and 2023, RePlan is in conversations with the City of Vancouver (COV) to develop an approach that will provide residents with an affordable option to remain in their community beyond lease expiry dates.