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Student Housing Cooperatives – An International Perspective

Mark your calendar for a live-stream discussion on YouTube Wednesday, September 30 (19h CET, 13h EDT, 11h MDT) on why student housing cooperatives are great places to live and what leaders in the field are doing to expand this ...Read More

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Evento en vivo en Facebook: El desarrollo urbano en Uruguay y Catalan

Esta conversación es una discusión sobre el modelo uruguayo de cooperativas de vivienda por ayuda mutua de FUCVAM y de su trabajo internacional con Sostre Cívic en Barcelona y el modelo catalano de cooperativas de vivienda y c ...Read More

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Around the World with COVID-19

From rent deferrals for unemployed residents to online membership meetings, coops have had to adapt in varying ways. We’ve collected a list of actions, good practices and practical information on dealing with COVID-19 from many of our members. Thank you for your numerous contributions!Read More

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Together we are strong: a message from CHI President, Anders Lago

A message from CHI president, Anders Lago during the COVID-19 pandemicRead More

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Palo Alto, Mexico – an Inspiring Story, a Mission to Preserve

Palo Alto is home to 2,500 residents living in a housing cooperative in a working-class neighbourhood in Mexico City. It's wedged between highways, luxury shopping malls and skyscrapers. A colleague visited the coop in late 2019 and shared this report with us. Read More

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Pakistan Amends Cooperative Law

The Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare in Pakistan, Raja Basharat, agreed to several amendments to the Cooperatives Housing Societies Act 1925 in early March this year.  The amendments included: decreasing ...Read More

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Coops Day – Cooperatives for Climate Action – Go Green Campaign

The theme of the International Day of Cooperatives 2020 is COOPERATIVES FOR CLIMATE ACTION. We are inviting the global cooperative community to continue pushing for actions that will address climate change. This critical situati ...Read More

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Farewell to Lord (Ted) Graham of Edmonton

Obituary of Lord Graham of Edmonton, UK Labour and Co-operative Party member written by David Rodgers, former President, Co-operative Housing International.Read More

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Webinars on How to Start a Housing Cooperative

  Cooperative Housing International (CHI) recently featured two webinars to provide an overview of how to start a housing cooperative. There are many different steps involved in getting a housing cooperative off the ground and it ...Read More

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