This video by CityLab tells the story of Co-op City, the world’s largest housing cooperative in the Bronx, New York. Co-op City is a limited-equity coop, owned and governed by its residents. … Read More
This guide by the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Center (UWCC) attempts to answer questions regarding ownership, responsibilities, and benefits of living in a housing cooperative.
This publication is the fourth and most extensive revision of the Marvin A. Schaars’ text, Cooperatives, Principles and Practices, University of Wisconsin Extension—Madison, Publication A1457, July 1980. What has come to be … Read More
The Right To The City Alliance seeks to create regional and national impacts in housing, human rights, urban land, community development, civic engagement, criminal justice, immigrant rights and environmental justice. Right To … Read More
British-American Peer-to-Peer Exchange: Sharing Best Practices and Strategies among the Leading Affordable Housing Developers and Owners The exchange, which was sponsored by the Housing Partnership Network (US) and the National Housing Federation … Read More
Housing cooperatives are defined primarily by their legal structure: coop members own the housing collectively through shares in an organisation, rather than individually, as with a condo. Residents also govern the housing democratically, either directly or through elected representatives. Not just for students, coops can be home to support groups of low-income families, artists, elderly, disabled, and people with a common purpose