This Co-operative Housing Toolbox is designed for use by housing cooperative boards of directors, resident members and co-op partners. It defines what a cooperative is, highlights the history of the cooperative movement, explains how co-ops are managed and governed, explores what co-op members can do to recognise and weed out problems early on and provides guidelines that allow the best elements of cooperative living to take root and grow.
This report presents the findings on the public perceptions of co-operative housing in Wales. For those who want to learn more about the sector it sets the scene, provides cases studies and gives a set of practical recommendations to take this forward across Wales.
New-Co-operative-and-Community-led-Homes-2017 is a basic guide for community groups, local authorities, housing associations, housing co-operatives and others in the UK who are interested in exploring the development of new co-operative and community-led homes.
Government and non-profit organizations in America have developed a variety of strategies to preserve housing affordability for those most affected by gentrification and revive distressed communities. There are very good examples of available tax breaks for … Read More
Today, the sector is small in the UK compared with our neighbours on the near continent, and more needs to be done if it is to become mainstream including more support from … Read More
This report contains a systematic description of the formation of the cooperative sector in the Russian Federation. It is prepared on the basis of a study, analysis, and summary of the activity of the State Duma of Russia, the Federation Council of Russia, the RF Government, federal and regional cooperative structures, and various types of cooperatives for the period from 2002 to 2009.
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