Selection Process

The diagrams below identify the process from Expression of Interest to Applicant and Applicant to Member.

Program Selection Criteria

Applicants will be able to demonstrate some or most of the following:

  • Understanding of co-ops and the role of members
  • Understanding of the role and responsibilities of a tenant, including own tenancy history
  • Understanding the co-op's role as landlord
  • Ability to contribute to the group
  • How co-op housing will meet their needs
  • Demographic fit with co-op
  • Shared values with co-op - as established by the co-op before the interview
  • Relationship to the community - why they would want to come to that area; connections they have in that area
  • Relevant skills to contribute to the co-op.