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Geneva Student Cooperative Housing Site Visits

In addition to being affordable and cool places to live, student housing coops offer exceptional opportunities and enriching life-learning experiences.Read More

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Student Housing Cooperatives Unite in Europe

Student housing cooperatives met in Europe to discuss uniting under an umbrella organisation.Read More

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First African Cooperative Housing Training Program

The First African Cooperative Housing Training Program was held in New Cairo during the fourth International Conference of Cooperative Housing hosted by the General Authority for Construction and Housing Cooperatives (CHC) from October 16 to 19.Read More

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The International Cooperative Housing Symposium in Zurich – September 22, 23, 2022

Under the slogan “Growing the Movement”, 15 speakers discussed the future of cooperative housing with over 100 participants attending. The following day we visited two recent developments (Fogo and Zollhaus) and one longstanding classic housing cooperative (Ottostrasse).Read More

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UK’s Housing Coops Focus on the SDGs at their Annual Conference

The Confederation of Co-operative Housing (CCH) held its annual conference in Kenilworth, near Warwick, this past October with a focus on sustainable development goals.Read More

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This Week in the News – June 13th, 2022

Czech Non-Speculative Housing Network Sdílené Domy Bought Their First House (Czech Republic) After several years of preparations, the collective Sdílené domy (Shared Houses) bought its first housing project in Prague, Czech Re ...Read More

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This Week in the News – May 16th, 2022

Screening of PUSH - A Housing Crisis Documentary (Europe) Large, institutional investors or ‘corporate landlords’ have a growing footprint in our cities. Investment firms seek to purchase multiple housing units and then rent t ...Read More

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This Week in the News – May 9th, 2022

Using Co-ops to Combat Housing Crises (Canada) Across Canada, housing costs are rising. Housing co-operatives have often been used to provide stable, affordable housing, and more people are interested in how co-ops can work in the ...Read More

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This Week in the News – May 2nd, 2022

More Affordable Housing with Less Homelessness is Possible (Australia) Housing is expensive in Australia. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Higher quality, more affordable housing is a matter of policy choice. A key problem is ...Read More

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