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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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Living Together for a Better Life: The Impact of Cooperative Housing on Health and Quality of Life

This study explores the mechanisms that explain the relationship between cooperative housing under a Grant-of-use model and health in Catalonia.

Research Europe Research Paper
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Precarious Housing in Europe by PusH Partners

Check out this project called Precarious Housing in Europe by PusH Partners. As part of an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership of seven European institutions, they are developing various small, interdisciplinary open-access textbooks as … Read More

Advocacy Europe Educational
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Land & Financing for Community-led Housing – Sostre Civic’s Experience

Sostre Civic is a “right to use” housing cooperative based in Catalonia, Spain. The cooperative promotes an alternative housing access model that is achieved through discovery, counsel, funding research, promotion and management. … Read More

Financing and Development Europe Presentation
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Collab Mapping

The “Mapping social innovation and collaboration in housing – Co-Lab Mapping” is a project developed in collaboration with TU Delft, Urbamonde, and with support of the Dutch architecture firm Inbo. The Co-Lab … Read More

Research Europe Educational
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Socially Oriented Cooperative Housing as Alternative to Housing Speculation

National housing systems increasingly combine three main types of housing: the private property sector (homeownership and private rental), social and public rental (public and non-profit sectors), and cooperative (social or civil economy). … Read More

Research Europe Research Paper
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The state of Housing in Europe in 2021

offers concrete policy recommendations on how to overcome substantial challenges to decent, sustainable, inclusive, affordable housing.

Governance Europe Report
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Social, affordable and co-operative housing in Europe – Case studies

The Housing Agency of Ireland has compiled 44 case studies from Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Denmark, that respond to the various challenges of providing adequate housing. 

Austria Report
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MOBA Network

MOBA is a network that meets regularly to build the necessary pool of expertise, capacities and (financial) instruments to launch cooperative housing pilot projects in the central European region.

Advocacy Europe
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Financing Housing Co-operatives in Switzerland

This presentation on access to capital for housing cooperatives is from a CHI workshop on sources of financing for building new and renovating existing housing co-operatives. It provides an overview of the … Read More

Financing and Development Europe
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