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Resources

Welcome to Cooperative Housing International’s resources section. In this section you will find up-to-date information from around the world. We aim to give housing coops tools and resources required for their work and to keep you informed on issues affecting housing.

If you have a resource to share please email info@chi.coop.
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Housing Policy in the Anglosphere: Social Market Foundation Report Series on Housing

Five reports investigate housing policy from other countries for solutions to the UK’s housing shortage. Each of the five reports is a comparative study of housing policy internationally with a particular focus on Australia, Canada, Ireland and New Zealand.

Policy Australia Report
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Impediments and Opportunities for Growing the Cooperative Housing Sector: an Australian Case Study

In many countries, housing cooperatives are longstanding and stable components of housing systems, providing a range of housing options that sit between the historically dual tenure poles of renting and owning. In … Read More

Research Australia Research Paper
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Articulating Value in Cooperative Housing

Housing cooperatives are a growing presence in Australia’s housing system, providing a diversity of housing forms to a variety of household types across the income spectrum, typically serving low- and moderate-income households. … Read More

Research Australia Research Paper
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Australia Looks at Austria for Affordable Housing Financing Models

Australia Looks at Austria for Affordable Housing Financing Models

Research Australia Research Paper
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Multi-Tenure Developments: Best Practice Approaches to Design, Development and Management

This report on best practices for multi-tenure developments is based on extensive research and looks at bringing together social, affordable and private housing in multi-tenure developments that deliver vibrant communities that work … Read More

Financing and Development Australia
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Building Community Support for Community Housing

There is often resistance to the development of new housing in local communities and community housing providers can face an uphill battle convincing people to support new social and affordable housing. This … Read More

Community Australia
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Eliza’s Project: Gender Inclusion In the Co-operative and Mutual Enterprises Sector In Australia

Women make up 46 per cent of the Australian workforce, but in every industry and sector, women are under-represented in leadership positions. This is true for the corporate sector as well as … Read More

Governance Australia
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Co-operators

Cooperators is a collection of contributions by members and staff writing about their experiences of co-operation and co-operatives. Without co-operators there are no co-operatives. Most of the contributors are involved with housing … Read More

Community Australia
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The Phoenix, South East Housing Co-operative in Australia

South East Housing Co-operative in Victoria, Australia was founded through a merger of four co-operatives in 2000.  They sought to consolidate community assets and ensure members would have control over an efficent … Read More

Community Australia
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