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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.

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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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Access to Capital for Housing Co-operatives in Norway

This presentation is from a workshop on accessing capital for building new and renovating existing housing co-operatives at ICA’s Annual Congress in Antalya, Turkey in November 2014. It provides an overview of the co-operative housing movement in Norway, the different sources of capital and barriers to overcome.

Financing and Development Europe
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