Co-operative Housing Toolbox: A Practical Guide for Co-operative Success
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.
Research into the potential demand for co-operative housing in Wales
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.
Guide to Developing New Co-operative Homes in the UK
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.
How Cities and States Are Fighting Gentrification’s Displacement Factor
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
How do we build up the community-led housing sector?
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
Co-operative Sector in Russia and the Implementation of the ILO Recommendation 193
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.
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 Climate Change Seminars
Seminars about continued public sector investment in co-operative housing in Austria and Canada, innovative funding arrangements created by the co-operative housing sector in Italy and harnessing member investment through co-operative saving and … Read More