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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.

If you have a resource to share please email info@chi.coop.
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Precarious Housing in Europe by PusH Partners

Check out this project called Precarious Housing in Europe by PusH Partners. As part of an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership of seven European institutions, they are developing various small, interdisciplinary open-access textbooks a ...Read More

Advocacy Europe Educational
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Citizen Financing Mechanisms for Affordable Housing Production in Africa

This short study documents and disseminates 10 experiences of affordable housing production programs and projects in Africa, focusing in particular on their financial model and design. In December 2020, the Centre for Affordable H ...Read More

Financing and Development Africa Research Paper
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Revolving Fund for Urban Renewal

The revolving fund for urban renewal is a finan- cing tool created in 2016 for the savings groups organized within the Senegalese Federation of Inhabitants (FSH). It is managed by its technical support NGO urbaSEN and finances the ...Read More

Financing and Development Africa Research Paper
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The Health of Our Section – An Aggregate Report of NASCO Member CO-OP Health Assessments

The purposes of conducting health assessments and compiling this aggregate report are to 1) document and share best practices among different group equity housing cooperatives, 2) to offer member co-ops a long-term outside view of ...Read More

Co-op Stories United States of America Report
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Land & Financing for Community-led Housing – Sostre Civic’s Experience

Sostre Civic is a "right to use" housing cooperative based in Catalonia, Spain. The cooperative promotes an alternative housing access model that is achieved through discovery, counsel, funding research, promotion and management. ...Read More

Financing and Development Europe Presentation
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VISION 4 HOUSING

Vision 4 Youth Housing Cooperative in Kenya is a youth group focused on providing its members with quality housing. Based in Nakuru Town, an area with an average growth rate of 3.1% per annum, compared to the Kenyan average of 2.6 ...Read More

Research Africa Co-op Stories
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Collab Mapping

The “Mapping social innovation and collaboration in housing – Co-Lab Mapping” is a project developed in collaboration with TU Delft, Urbamonde, and with support of the Dutch architecture firm Inbo. The Co-Lab Mapping Project ...Read More

Research Europe Educational
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Housing Co-operatives in South Africa: Presentation to the ICA Housing Seminar and Round Table

This presentation goes over housing in South Africa, the role of housing coops, examples and types of housing coops, funding, issues/challenges, and the way forward. Click here to view the full presentation. ...Read More

Advocacy Africa Presentation
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Impediments and Opportunities for Growing the Cooperative Housing Sector: an Australian Case Study

In many countries, housing cooperatives are longstanding and stable components of housing systems, providing a range of housing options that sit between the historically dual tenure poles of renting and owning. In others, such as ...Read More

Research Australia Research Paper
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