Purpose built and mission driven.
Who We Are
Serving housing co-ops in British Columbia since 1984
COHO Management Services Society is a non-profit property management company that prioritizes community involvement.
Our organization was established by the Cooperative Housing Federation of BC (CHF BC) to meet the specific needs of co-op housing management.
Our board of directors is composed of co-op members who share our commitment to providing specialized and sector-owned property management services for co-ops. We understand the distinctiveness of living in a housing co-op and strive to provide tailored solutions that cater to your needs.
COHO’s Approach to Co-op Housing Management
One common misconception that co-op housing boards have about property management companies is that we are in charge of running the co-op, but that is not the case.
Our services cover all major areas of co-op housing management:
- Administration and membership
- Corporate governance
- Accounting and financial services
- Property maintenance and unit inspections
There is a full team of professionals helping to meet your co-op needs.
As a COHO client, your co-op is supported by a team of professionals. Our head office staff work closely with our management coordinators and your boards and committees to set the gold standard for quality and communication.
COHO’s board of directors are all members of housing co-operatives. Like many others, they also benefit from our services. They are people who live and work towards improving co-operative housing management services, both internally and externally.
COHO Management Services Society is committed to Indigenous truth, reconciliation, and decolonization, both within our organization and in our work with members. This work is built on a commitment to learning and action based on justice, respect, and equality. Truth is about our past and present, and reconciliation is the story of our future.
COHO acknowledges and pays respect to the Indigenous keepers of the traditional and unceded lands on which our office and many housing co-operatives are situated. These lands include the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sʔəl̀ilwətaʔɬ, (Tsleil-Waututh), WSÁNEĆ (Saanich), and lək̓ʷəŋən (Songhees, Esquimalt) Nations.
We acknowledge the impact of colonialism and that our presence here today was paved through a system of discriminatory and racist practices. We are committed to honouring, listening, and continuously learning from the diverse perspectives of these and other Indigenous Peoples.