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The Women’s Revolutionizing Housing (WRH) Collective

The Women's Revolutionizing Housing (WRH) Collective in New Zealand recently launched its 2022 webinar series with the first event taking a look at the concept of cooperative housing models from an international perspective.  The ...Read More

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This Week in the News – March 28th, 2022

Cooperative Housing Symposium (Zurich, Switzerland) The world needs more housing cooperatives! Coops play a vital role in making our cities green, equitable, and community-led. But there are more people with housing needs than the ...Read More

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This Week in the News – March 21st, 2022

Česká Spořitelna To Build More Affordable Housing In Cooperation With City of Brno (Czech Republic) After adding more than 15,000 rental apartments in Vienna, Erste Bank is establishing another company in Czech Republic, called ...Read More

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This Week in the News – March 14th, 2022

COUCH Provides Affordable, Communal Housing (USA) In the early 2000s, a group of cooperative housing renters formed COUCH, the Community of Urbana Cooperative Housing. COUCH is a nonprofit organization that offers low-cost communa ...Read More

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This Week in the News – February 28th, 2022

Woonmodel Collectief Goed (Belgium) Collective Good is a multi-stakeholder cooperative / social enterprise in Antwerp, Belgium that offers affordable and high-quality housing to large families in poverty. Want to know more? You ca ...Read More

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This Week in the News – February 21st, 2022

Local Tenants at North Austin Cooperative Housing Site Negotiate for Housing Affordability (USA) A success story in the housing crisis- a group of tenants has cut the average rent of an 800 sq. ft. apartment in half. Hardy House, ...Read More

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The World Habitat Awards 2022 – Open for Entry until March 14th, 2022

World Habitat is looking for practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing challenges. They welcome entries from all over the world. Find out more about who can enter and how the winners are chosen. Each year, ...Read More

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This Week in the News – February 14th, 2022

Caught in the Rental Trap Trying to Turn Flat into a Co-op (UK) This kind of homeownership is a sustainable solution to the housing crisis – but it’s not easy in today’s property market. Ruby's home, like many people’s, is ...Read More

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Wayshaper

Wayshaper is a program to help accelerate the planning of community led housing projects by providing a framework for informed decision-making. It is owned by The Confederation of Co-operative Housing and is licenced to Community ...Read More

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