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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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International Conference for Cooperative Housing 2019

The General Authority for Construction and Housing Cooperatives in Egypt is hosting the 3rd International Conference with “Sustainable Cooperatives” as its main theme. The conference aims at discussing the alignment of interna ...Read More

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SDG Targets and Indicators

CHI is setting targets and indicators to help housing cooperatives around the world meet the Sustainable Development Goals. Each sector can contribute in different ways. The role that cooperative housing plays in relieving poverty, inequality and insecurity of tenure, among other challenges is important in meeting many of the SDGs.Read More

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ICA Global Conference- Parallel Session – Housing and Energy – The Cooperative Way

By 2050, two-thirds of all humanity will live in cities and consume 60 to 80% of the world’s energy. From slum dwellers in Manila to urbanists in Zurich, find out how people are joining forces and starting housing cooperatives t ...Read More

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CHI Election Results

We are proud to announce the results of the board election held in Kigali, Rwanda on October 13, 2019. First, we were sad to say goodbye to Thor Eek from NBBL in Norway who is retiring as CEO at the end of December.Read More

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Cooperative Housing in the Spotlight

Part 1: Panel Discussion - Cooperative Housing Through Partnerships Members of Cooperative Housing International will provide examples of best practices in cooperative housing that demonstrate innovation and successful ways of lev ...Read More

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