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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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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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How Can Housing Co-operatives Contribute to Reducing Climate Change?

This paper brings some new insights to the significant role that the housing cooperatives can play in energy-efficiency in housing, aiming to fill the existent gap in the literature in this field. Paper written for the Enhr Conference in Toulouse July 2011 by Enkeleda Kadriu and Dr Gabriele Wendorf

Sustainability Germany
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Sustainable Forest Management: Best Practice Germany

Sustainable Forest Management and the use of sustainable wood products in residential buildings in the German market This report focuses on the experiences and practical application of timber and other forest products … Read More

Sustainability Germany
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Suggested Readings – Professor Munkner, respected European co-operative expert

One of the most respected co-operative experts in Europe, Prof. Munkner has produced a glossary of co-operative terms which is available in German, English, Polish, Arabic, and Korean. If interested please contact: … Read More

Financing and Development Germany
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