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OLE Pathway: Leadership

Community Housing Coverage: A Vital Safeguard

Community Housing Coverage (CHC) is the new, sector-led initiative from BC Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA) in collaboration with HUB International.

Leveraging pooled purchasing power to unlock premium stability for non-profit housing operators across British Columbia, CHC delivers stable and accessible property insurance premiums with exceptional customer service. Community Housing Coverage brings together the sector experience of BC Non-Profit Housing Association with the nation-leading brokerage expertise of HUB International to offer cost-effective coverage, and service for our members.

This online session will delve into the intricacies of comprehensive group insurance as provided by Community Housing Coverage. Participants will explore how this specialized insurance addresses the specific needs and challenges faced by providers and societies. From coverage details to implementation strategies, participants will gain valuable insights into optimizing insurance solutions for their unique organization.

Who should attend?

Affordable Housing Sector Leaders, Directors, CEOs & Managing Directors or Housing Operators; Stakeholders involved in community development and housing initiatives

What will you learn?

  • Deliver an understanding of the key features of Community Housing Coverage.
  •  Learn how Community Housing Coverage will address unique challenges in the Affordable Housing Sector:
    • Insurance Premium Stability
    • Competitive Procurement
    • Customer Service
  • Recognize the impact of comprehensive insurance on Property Condition, Retention & Operation.
  • Explore strategies for effective implementation of group insurance within Affordable housing organizations.
    • Education
    • Risk mitigation devices
  •  Looking to the future:
    • Expansion to tenant program
    • Course of construction Insurance development.
    • Staff benefits

Presented by:

Bryan Woo
CEO – Community Housing Coverage Inc. 

Bryan Woo is a cross-sector change leader who lifts entrepreneurial capacity for mission-driven impact. He is Chief Executive Officer with Community Housing Coverage, Inc. a new sector-led initiative unlocking insurance premium stability through bulk buying for non-profit housing providers. Simultaneously, Bryan shares his time as Managing Director with British Columbia Non-Profit Housing Association (BCNPHA), driving comprehensive organizational strategies through a collaborative, relational, and analytical approach to accomplish mission and vision.

Previously, as a marketing executive in the cultural industry, Bryan generated career revenues of over $50 million through loyalty retention and customer satisfaction. Bryan also held strategic roles with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and National Research Council. Bryan serves on the board of the Canadian Society of Association Executives, is board Treasurer and Past President of two community organizations, and a national mentor with Business in the Arts.

Karim Chandani
North American Real Estate Managing Director & Cross Border Lead Hospitality Practice – HUB International

Karim Chandani plays multiple roles at HUB International. Firstly, as Managing Director of Real Estate in North America and Vice President of Hospitality, he works to assist clients across North America and find creative solutions to the endless challenges of rising insurance premiums.

As a Specialty Expert, he works with hoteliers, retirement homes and real estate owners, and large and small businesses to provide the best pricing and coverage options and insight into possible risks that may affect their businesses.
His goal with clients is to offer unique and valuable perspectives on today’s ever¬changing insurance market, help clients navigate alternatives, assist in providing ongoing advice and consultation, help clients avoid potential land mines, and educate on new issues and outcomes for the client’s insurance needs. Karim’s management skills help clients to focus on their business, which gives them the freedom to drive revenue.

The value Karim brings is HUB international’s incredible North American family, made up of 17,000+ skilled employees in over 600 offices, all of whom work together as a team to protect clients’ assets and bring value-added services such as Employee Benefits, Home, and Building Insurance to name a few. So, one doesn’t just get Karim’s expertise, but a whole team’s effort!



March 12, 2024


11:00am - 12:00pm PST



Member Cost:



Online (Zoom)